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Jason M. Burgess, 39, was pronounced dead at the scene. His wife, Megan M. Burgess, 29, was taken to the Nebraska Medical Center and later died.

A memorial service will be held Thursday for a Bellevue couple killed Saturday in a collision between the motorcycle they were riding and a pickup truck.

The service for Jason Burgess, 39, and Megan Burgess, 29, will be at 10:30 a.m. at Bellevue Memorial Chapel, 2202 Hancock St. in Bellevue. A reception for friends will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, also at the chapel.

The couple died after their eastbound 2013 Harley-Davidson motorcycle collided about 7:30 p.m. with a 1999 Dodge Ram pickup truck at 21st Street and Cornhusker Road. The pickup, driven by a 16-year-old, was making a left turn at 21st Street, police said.

Jason Burgess was pronounced dead at the scene. Megan Burgess was taken to the Nebraska Medical Center with CPR in progress and later died.

Bellevue police said Monday that the crash was still under investigation.

Megan Burgess’ survivors include her son, Hayden; mother, MaryAnn Allen-Jacob; father, Jeff Allen; and brother, Tyler Allen.

Jason Burgess’ survivors include his daughter, Brook-Lynn; parents, Michael and Debra Pruitt; and sister, Lindsey Crick.

Inurnment will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Memorials will be directed by the family to Hayden’s and Brook-Lynn’s education funds.

— Bob Glissmann

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