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Two die in Sebastian crash

Posted: 2:29 PM, Sep 14, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-14 14:30:27-04
Two die in Sebastian crash

Two people died when a motorcycle and SUV crashed Thursday night in Sebastian, police said.

The collision happened just after 10 p.m. in the 400 block of Sebastian Blvd.  

The SUV, driven by  Edward R. Wheeler, of Sebastian made a turn in the path of the motorcycle with two people on it, according to police.

The SUV hit the left side of the motorcycle and the impact caused the pair, identified as Lawrence C. Rubino, and his passenger, Teresa G. Calhoun, both of Sebastian, to be ejected, police said.

Rubino died at the scene and Calhoun was pronounced dead at a hospital, police said. 

They said Wheeler was treated at the scene and released.

The investigation is still ongoing.