UPDATE: Two people killed in crash after being thrown off of motorcycle identified
FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) - The North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the two people killed in a crash after a pickup rear-ended a motorcycle.
Authorities say 45-year-old Corey Volesky and 40-year-old Amber Krause Volesky, both of Wyndmere, died at the scene.
The crash happened on the evening of May 28th on Highway 11 between Hankinson and Lidgerwood. Authorities say the motorcycle had slowed down to turn onto County Road 3 when the pickup hit it from behind. The two people on the motorcycle were thrown from the vehicle and authorities say they were not wearing a helmet.
A 41-year-old South Dakota man, who was driving the pickup, ran away but was caught a few hours later. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says he’s facing charges for leaving the scene. More charges could be added pending the investigation.
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