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Fatal Motorcycle Crash

KSAL StaffApril 21, 2020
Salina Police are investigating a business burglary.

A Salina man was transported to a Wichita hospital where he died from his injuries following a motorcycle crash on Saturday.

Police Captain Paul Forrester tells KSAL News that 37-year-old Jahdiel Mercado was riding a 2001 Suzuki motorcycle northbound on Centennial at a high rate of speed when he lost control through a set of curves in the 2600 block of S. Centennial hitting the curb at Derussy Road.

Police say Mercado was not wearing a helmet and was thrown from the bike.

The Suzuki was destroyed in the crash. Police report that alcohol and speed played a role in the accident.

The crash occurred Saturday evening around 9:30pm

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