Police say 22-year-old Triston Grieser of Lincoln died Wednesday night after the motorcycle he was driving was struck by an SUV.

The collision happened just before 9:30 p.m. at 14th Street and Warlick Boulevard.

Officer Luke Bonkiewicz said a 21-year-old woman heading south on 14th Street in a Ford Escape failed to yield to Grieser, who was heading north on Warlick Boulevard. He said the woman told police several times she didn’t see him.

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Bonkiewicz said the front of her SUV struck the motorcycle.

Grieser was an infantryman in the Nebraska National Guard assigned to C Troop, 1-134th Cavalry Squadron in Beatrice. He enlisted in 2014.

Bonkiewicz said a citation was pending for the woman’s failure to yield. Alcohol is not believed to have been a factor in the crash.

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