Man killed in I-80 crash Thursday morning identified

Authorities have identified a man killed in a crash Thursday morning on Interstate 80. 
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Authorities have identified a man killed in a crash Thursday morning on Interstate 80.

The crash happened around 6:40 a.m. near mile marker 423 between Lincoln and Omaha.

The Nebraska State Patrol says a westbound semi-truck/tanker trailer attempted to pass a motorcycle.

The semi made contact with another semi-truck/trailer that was also driving westbound, pushing that semi into the left lane, colliding with a van, according to the patrol, the first semi then over-corrected and struck the motorcycle and rider.

The motorcycle rider, Patrick Cunningham, 54, of South Bend, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

No other injuries were reported.

The crash remains under investigation.

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