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Motorcyclist airlifted after crash on East Highland

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

One man was airlifted after a crash involving a motorcycle and a jeep Friday.

Emergency crews responded to the crash on East Highland Drive in Jonesboro around 3:10 p.m.

According to a news release from the Jonesboro Police Department, Penelope Bruce, 62, of Harrisburg, was driving the jeep unlimited west on Highland when she got into the turning lane to turn into Walmart.

An unidentified man was also driving a Kawasaki Ninja west on Highland.  

Witnesses told police the man had been recklessly passing between vehicles and speeding.

The man then sped into the turning lane, hitting Bruce from behind.

The man was flown to The MED in Memphis by Hospital Wing. Police are still trying to identify him. 

Bruce was not injured in the crash

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