Racing car hits motorcycle head-on, killing 2 people on Ohio street

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A car or truck racing one more car on a road in the Slavic Village neighborhood early Thursday morning collided head-on with a motorcycle, killing the bike’s driver and passenger, law enforcement say.

Brianca Palmer, 32, of Buffalo, N.Y., a passenger on the 1998 Honda motorbike, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Cuyahoga County Professional medical Examiner’s Business. Palmer endured a number of blunt-force accidents, the ME’s workplace suggests.

Bobby Henry, 22, of Maple Heights, who was driving the bike, was taken to MetroHealth Health care Heart but died of his accidents. Henry also endured numerous blunt-force injuries, according to the ME’s office.

Law enforcement say the crash occurred at about 2:40 a.m. as a 2014 Mazda and 2017 Honda raced west on Broadway Avenue. The Mazda was racing west in the eastbound lanes, police say.

The motorbike was driving east on Broadway when it was strike by the Mazda. The driver and a passenger in the Mazda still left the car or truck just after the crash and ran away. The driver of the Honda motor vehicle did not prevent immediately after the crash, police say.

No other aspects were being launched Thursday. No arrests have been produced.

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