Deadly motorcycle crash in west Omaha closes bridge over West Dodge Road
Collision with semi happened at westbound Dodge entrance ramp
OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - A deadly crash on 132nd Street closed the bridge over West Dodge Road on Monday morning.
Crews were dispatched about 6:50 a.m. after a semi and a motorcycle collided at the top of the westbound entrance ramp to West Dodge.
Omaha Police says a motorcycle was heading south on 132nd when it was struck by a semi turning onto the westbound on-ramp of Dodge. The motorcyclist, identified as 22-year-old Ty Rannals of Omaha, was transported by Omaha Fire with life-saving in progress. He died shortly after arriving at a hospital.
The semi-driver, 32-year-old Corey Johnston of Bellevue, was cited for misdemeanor motor vehicle homicide.
OPD says traffic restrictions remained in place until 10:45 a.m.
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