2 Killed When Motorcycle Crashes Into Car, Police Cruiser

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    NBC 5 News
    Two people are dead after a motorcycle crash just outside Venus in Johnson County.

    Two people on a motorcycle were killed in a crash early Friday morning in Venus.

    According to police, the motorcycle was being driven southbound on Farm-to-Market Road 157 near County Road 501 when it rear-ended a vehicle that had slowed down.

    The impacted pushed the bike into the northbound lanes where it was struck by a Venus police cruiser.

    Both of the people on the motorcycle died at the scene while those in the cars escaped injury.

    The Mansfield Police Department is assisting in the investigation into the crash.