Fatal crash on I-80 takes motorcyclist’s life

By: Newroom

Hall County authorities have released the name of a motorcyclist who died in a crash along Interstate 80. Chief Deputy Chris Rey, of the Hall County Sheriff's Department, on Monday identified the man as 55-year-old Rodney Towler.

Towler lived in Shelton, which is west of Grand Island, in Buffalo County. Rey says Towler was headed west about 3:30 p.m. Saturday when he veered too far onto the roadway shoulder while changing lanes near Grand Island.

The motorcycle hit a rumble strip and rolled several times. Towler was pronounced dead at the scene.