Police identify motorcyclist killed in crash in Floyd County, Ind.
At around 3:45 p.m. Monday, New Albany Police received a call about a crash that involved two motorcycles and a truck.
NEW ALBANY, In. -- Officials have identified a motorcyclist who was killed in a crash that happened Monday.
The victim was 33-year-old Anthony Halak, of New Albany, according to a news release from the Floyd County Police Department.
At around 3:45 p.m. Monday, New Albany Police received a call about a crash that involved two motorcycles and a truck. The crash happened in the area of West and Sherely Streets.
Police say a preliminary investigation revealed that a 2006 black Honda 1000RR, driven by Halak, and a 2001 yellow Suzuki GSXR 750, driven by another man, were heading north on West Street. Police also say a 2011 Chevrolet Avalanche was turning left onto West Street from Sherely Street.
Investigators say Halak's motorcycle collided with the Avalance at a high rate of speed.
Halak and a passenger were "ejected from the motorcycle," according to police. Halak suffered fatal injuries and the passenger received severe injuries.
Police say Halak and the passenger were not wearing helmets.
Officials say the person riding the yellow Suzuki motorcycle then collided with the truck and motorcycle. That person was wearing a helmet and suffered minor injuries.
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