Two killed in overnight motorcycle crash

(WMC-TV) - Two people died in a motorcycle crash on Whitten Road just after midnight Monday.

Investigators said the motorcycle lost control just north of Reese, ran off the road, and hit a pole.  The driver and passenger were thrown from the motorcycle.

The 53-year-old driver, David Hopper of Bartlett, and a 41-year-old woman riding the motorcycle died.

Investigators said it is too early to tell what led to the crash.

The identity of the passenger will be released once the family is notified.

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