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Driver cited in Omaha collision that killed motorcyclist

August 17, 2018

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a teenage driver has been charged with misdemeanor motor vehicle homicide for a crash that killed a motorcyclist earlier this month.

Omaha police said Friday that the 17-year-old driver from Omaha was cited for a collision on Aug. 2 that killed 25-year-old Evan Welsch, of Omaha.

Police say Welsh’s westbound motorcycle collided with the teen driver’s eastbound sport utility vehicle that turned left in front of the motorcycle.

Welsh was declared dead at the scene of the crash.

It’s not clear whether the teen is being charged as an adult or as a juvenile. The Associated Press typically does not name juveniles charged with crimes.

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