1 killed, 1 seriously injured in motorcycle crash - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

1 killed, 1 seriously injured in motorcycle crash

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

One motorcyclist died and another was seriously injured in a crash overnight Friday.

It happened at East Shelby Drive and Malone Road around 2:30 a.m.

An off-duty officer said he saw the motorcycle take off from a stoplight quickly.

The officer eventually found the motorcycle crashed about a mile up the road. 

Investigators said the motorcycle crashed into the passenger side of a Dodge Ram as it tried to make a right turn into a driveway.

Both passenger and driver were thrown from the motorcycle. The driver, 19, died at the scene, and the passenger had to go to the hospital.

The driver and passenger in the truck were not seriously injured.
 
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