LPD: Motoryclist killed in crash at 35th & Cornhusker

The crash happened just after 6:30 p.m. Monday evening, the second deadly motorcycle crash on Cornhusker Highway in less than a week.
Published: Aug. 29, 2022 at 6:53 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 29, 2022 at 9:28 PM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - The Lincoln Police Department is investigating a crash on N. 35th Street and Cornhusker Highway that killed a 29-year-old Lincoln man on Monday.

According to LPD, a motorcycle was traveling westbound on Cornhusker Highway approaching N. 35th Street with the green light at 6:35 p.m. An eastbound sedan was in the left turn lane on Cornhusker Highway at the intersection of N. 35th Street. The sedan, driven by an 18-year-old woman from Lincoln, made the left turn in front of the motorcycle.

The motorcyclist died at the scene. Investigators are working to notify his family.

The intersection of N. 35th Street and Cornhusker Highway will be closed for several hours for the LPD Fatality Crash investigators to continue the investigation.

At this point, there are no charges and no arrest has been made.

LPD is asking the community to avoid the area. LPD is asking those with additional information, including video evidence, to call the LPD non-emergency number at 402-441-6000 or Crime Stoppers at 402-475-3600.

This is the second deadly crash on Cornhusker Highway in less than a week. Friday night, another motorcyclist died at a Lincoln hospital after being involved in a crash at 27th & Cornhusker.