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Married couple killed in I-394 motorcycle crash in Crete

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A motorcyclist and his wife were killed when a car tried to make a left turn and struck their bike Sunday afternoon on Interstate 394 in south suburban Crete.

A Hyundai Sonata was eastbound on Exchange Street at I-394 about 2 p.m. when it attempted to turn left onto I-394 northbound and the front of the car struck a 2012 Harley Davidson motorcycle that was westbound on Exchange, according to Illinois State Police.

The motorcycle driver, 59-year-old Michael Boylan of Crete, was taken to a Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died at 5:16 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

His 55-year-old wife, Kimberly Boylan, was riding on the back of the motorcycle and also injured, police said. She was also taken to Christ Medical Center, where she died at 10:51 p.m., according to the medical examiner’s office.

The driver of the Hyundai, 44-year-old Ravindar Ganla of Cleveland Ohio, was not injured, ISP said. He was cited for failure to yield while turning left.