Bill St. James

Speed is Factor in Fatal Vehicle-Motorcycle Crash



(6-19-14) Omaha police say speed was a factor in a fatal crash involving a motorcycle and a vehicle. Authorities say a motorcycle was traveling at a high speed Wednesday afternoon when it failed to follow the curve of the road. The motorcycle went out of its lane and struck the front of a vehicle in the opposite lane. The driver of the motorcycle, 38-year-old Wesley B. Wiebe, died early Thursday due to complications from his injuries. The driver of the car, 69-year-old Lois Wells, was not injured.