One dead in Omaha motorcycle accident, one injured
One person is dead and another is injured after a motorcycle hit a tree in Omaha.
OMAHA, Neb. -- One person is dead and another is injured after a motorcycle hit a tree in Omaha.
The Omaha Police Department said officers were sent to area of 260 Regency Parkway around 2:10 p.m. on Tuesday for a reported personal injury crash with a motorcycle.
Officers said a 2006 Yamaha YZFR motorcycle went off the road and hit a tree.
According to authorities, the driver of the motorcycle was 33-year-old Hilario Chavez, of Omaha, and he was declared dead at the scene.
Police said the 40-year-old female passenger was taken to a nearby hospital with a fractured arm.
OPD said the crash is under investigation and that speed is considered to be a factor in the crash.