One killed in crash in Grand Island

Published: Sep. 6, 2021 at 7:26 AM CDT
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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - The Grand Island Police Department is investigating a fatal accident over the Labor Day weekend.

The accident happened around midnight on September 6 at the intersection of Highway 281 and Faidley Avenue.

GIPD said Leroy Voight, 60, was traveling westbound on Faidley, crossing Highway 281 and ran a red light. He was on a motorized bicycle when he hit a U-Haul traveling southbound on 281. Voight died on impact. He was not wearing a helmet.

The intersection was closed for several hours, while crews cleaned up the crash site. The intersection opened back up around 4:00 a.m.

An autopsy has been ordered and the investigation is ongoing.

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