A motorcyclist has died after colliding with a car near 72nd and Wirt Streets on Friday night.

Fare Napo, 36, of Papillion was going south on 72nd Street about 9:45 p.m. when a 2006 Chevrolet Impala driven by Terrence Prince, 38, of Omaha turned onto 72nd Street, according to Omaha police. The 2006 Suzuki GSX-R1000 motorcycle, which was traveling faster than the posted speed limit, struck the car on the driver’s side, police said.

Napo, who was wearing a helmet, was taken to the Nebraska Medical Center in extremely critical condition with CPR in progress. He died shortly after arriving at the hospital, according to police.

Due to the investigation, 72nd Street was closed between Maple and Bedford streets until 1:30 a.m.

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