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Motorcyclist killed in eastern Nebraska collision

June 11, 2018

WAVERLY, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man died after his motorcycle collided with an oncoming sport utility vehicle in eastern Nebraska.

The collision occurred around 5 p.m. Sunday on U.S. Highway 6 just east of Waverly. The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office says the eastbound motorcyclist rode into the westbound lane and struck the SUV.

The motorcyclist has been identified as 51-year-old Ronald Corum Jr., who lived in Greenwood. An autopsy was ordered.

The SUV driver has been identified as 44-year-old Mark Leavitt, who lives in rural Lincoln. He and one of his six passengers were treated for minor injuries. The others weren’t hurt.

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