Deadly motorcycle crash in west Omaha closes bridge over West Dodge Road

Collision with semi happened at westbound Dodge entrance ramp
An Omaha man is dead after his motorcycle collided with a semi on 132nd and Dodge Monday morning.
Published: Apr. 10, 2023 at 7:37 AM CDT
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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.