Collision With Semi Kills Motorcycle Rider

By Lee Hermiston, Reporter

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — A Cedar Rapids man died Monday after colliding with a semi while driving a motorcycle.

According to the Cedar Rapids Police Department, 24-year-old Evan Volkers exited Interstate 380 northbound around 6:50 a.m. Monday and turned west onto the Highway 100/Collins Road overpass. Police said Volkers collided with a semi-trailer truck that was traveling southbound.

The driver of the semi was not injured in the crash, police said.

The overpass was closed most of Monday morning as officials worked at the crash scene.

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