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1. "Noble man killed when motorcycle strikes SUV [OK] ... A Noble man, Charles David Perrin, 63, was killed Thursday, when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a sports utility vehicle ... [T]he sport utility vehicle pulled into his path from a private parking lot."
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2. "Motorcyclist injured in crash [CA] ... A man was flown to the hospital Thursday after his motorcycle collided with an SUV on Washington Boulevard, authorities said."
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3. "Collinsville man dies in accident [OK] ... The driver ... failed to yield at a stop sign where the roads intersect, the patrol reported. The pickup [LTV] struck Forbes' motorcycle, throwing him about 20 feet."
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4. "Motorcyclist strikes SUV, is killed [MD] ... A motorcyclist was killed yesterday evening in Laurel when he struck a sport utility vehicle that turned in front of him, Howard County police said."
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5. "Man hospitalized after motorcycle/car [SUV] crash [OH] ... Fawn M. Love, 18, was leaving the Glenview Way Apartments on County Road 16 eastbound toward West Lafayette when Kirker on a motorcycle clipped the rear quarter of her vehicle while going westbound."
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6. "Motorcycle, SUV collide [CA] ... A motorcycle and a sport utility vehicle collided Thursday, sending the motorcyclist to the hospital with major injuries ... According to witnesses, a Honda Pilot driven by Lucy Ann Busalacchi, 46, also of Escondido, was exiting a driveway and turning left to head north on North Escondido Boulevard."
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7. "Man Sought in Macon Hit-and-Run [GA] ... Rodney Corbin was driving his motorcycle west on Mercer University Drive around 9:30 p.m. when a gray Hyundai Santa Fe SUV pulled into his path from Albert's Lane, according to a police release ... The motorcycle hit the drivers side of the SUV ..."
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8. "Motorcyclist Hurt In Crash [with SUV] (CT) ... Police said Joseph K. Keaveny, 17, of Cambridge Drive, the driver of the SUV, was turning left into a private driveway off Sullivan Avenue about 4:45 p.m. Friday when the SUV and motorcycle collided."
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9. "Portland motorcycle cop struck by SUV, hurt [OR] ... According to police, Cass was heading east on Southeast Washington Street over the Interstate 205 overpass when a 1980s Chevy Blazer heading the same direction turned left into the motorcycle ..."
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10. "Motorcyclist killed in accident [OH] ... Shanklin struck the passenger side of a northbound SUV and was ejected from the 1990 Harley Davidson."
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11. "Motorcyclist injured in crash with SUV in Windham [MA] ... Morrissette was riding his 1975 Harley-Davidson FX 1200 north on Rockingham Road when the driver of a gray 2002 Ford Explorer pulled out from Seavey Road and into Morrissette's path, police said."
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12. "Motorcyclist, injured in funeral-procession crash, dies [MO] ... A 51-year-old Blue Springs man, injured last week when he was struck by a sport utility vehicle while escorting a funeral procession has died, police said today."
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13. "Brighton husband, wife die in Macoupin County motorcycle crash [IL] ... Police say a husband and wife from Brighton were killed when an SUV rear-ended a pickup truck that crossed into the path of their motorcycle."
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14. "One killed, another hurt in scooter, motorcycle accidents [ID] ... [P]olice say a motorcyclist is recovering after being hit by an SUV in Boise. Officials say at about 11:45 p.m. Sunday a motorcyclist was hit and then became trapped under the vehicle and police had to lift up the car to get him out."
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15. "Man remembers friend killed in hit and run [NM] ... Souther was killed Sunday evening when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver in a SUV at Menaul and University while on his Harley Davidson."
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16. "Biker Dies in Collision with SUV [IL] ... Steven J. Kunkel died when the motorcycle he was riding collided with an SUV ... A 2001 Toyota Sequoia was north on Route 14. It collided head-on with a southbound 1975 Harley Davidson in the northbound lane."
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17. "Motorcyclist injured in accident [PA] ... An unidentified man was injured when his motorcycle and a sports utility vehicle collided in Bensalem Sunday night. The motorcyclist ... was traveling northbound on Knights Road north of Street Road at 7:30 p.m. when the SUV pulled out onto the street, police said."
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18. "Motorcyclist injured in West Bridgewater crash [MA] ... Keith Wyzard was airlifted to a Boston hospital after his motorcycle collided with an SUV on Route 28. [The SUV driver] was leaving a shopping plaza across the street and taking a left turn to head south when the vehicles collided, police said."
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19. "Motorcyclist collides with trailer on I-80 [UT] ... A trailer came off an SUV traveling west on I-80 about 4:30 p.m., said Agent Cori Start of the Utah Highway Patrol. A motorcyclist behind the SUV wasn't able to avoid the trailer and collided with it, Start said."
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20. "An accident involving an SUV and a motorcycle in New Oxford resulted in minor injuries. [PA]"
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21. "Motorcyclist killed by motor home [CA] ... Donald Pali, 37, was riding his Suzuki motorcycle southbound on Union Road at 5 p.m. when he was struck by a 31-foot motor home making a left turn from Daniels onto Union."
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22. "Wolcott motorcyclist killed [CT] ... Michael Christiano, of 367 Todd Road, was riding a 2005 Suzuki northbound on Wolcott Street about 5:15 p.m. when he collided with a 1989 Jeep Cherokee. Police said the Jeep, driven by 46-year-old William Rutka of 72 Macauley Ave., was attempting to turn left..."
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23. "Motorcycle vs. SUV [OK] ... A Quapaw man is rushed to the hospital with severe leg trauma after the motorcycle he was riding became lodged under an S-U-V. Around 4:30 this afternoon, 46 year old Shawn Moore was riding westbound on route NN in Newton County when the driver of a sport utility vehicle attempted to make a U-turn on Route P."
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24. "SUV driver charged in motorcycle accident [SC] ... Highway Patrol said the SUV driver was pulling out of a private driveway near Postal Way when he collided with a man on his motorcycle."
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25. "Motorcyclist Hurt in Accident [HI] ... A collision between a motorcycle and an SUV, sends a man to the hospital."
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26. "Motorcyclist killed in hit & run crash in Albuquerque [NM] ... A Tijeras man has died when his motorcycle and a sports utility vehicle collided at a busy Albuquerque intersection."
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