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Update: The fatal victim in the crash has been identified as Harvey Lee Keller Jr., 32, Rockford.

A forensic exam confirmed Keller's death was the result of injuries sustained in the crash.


A motorcycle rider was killed and a second motorcycle rider had his right foot cut off in a crash Wednesday night in Beloit.

The crash was reported shortly before midnight on Gateway Boulevard near South Turtle Town Road, the Beloit Police Department said.

The fatal victim is a 32-year-old man from Rockford, and the injured victim is a 30-year-old man from Rockford.

The victims were on different motorcycles, but police gave no details about how the crash happened or if the two motorcycles collided.

A third person is believed to have witnessed the crash, so anyone with information about the fatal crash is asked to call police at 757-2244.

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