GRAND ISLAND – At 7:49 am, on 10/14/21, the Grand Island Police Department received a call of a serious accident near the intersection of Highway 30 and Webb Road. The accident involved a black full-size Dodge pickup and a motorcycle. On arrival, the driver of the motorcycle, a 52 year old male, was pronounced dead at the scene.
A reconstruction and investigation is on-going with the assistance of the Hall County Sheriff’s Department and Nebraska State Patrol.
initial information from the scene indicated that the speed of the motorcycle may have been a major contributing factor. However, after further investigation, and review of local video footage, this not believed to be the case.
The accident resulted in the death of 52 year old Deryne Eastman of Giltner, Nebraska. The accident is still under investigation, as they seek to find all contributing circumstances and factors.