Notes: Fundraiser for motorcyclist killed on Duke Street raises thousands

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Duke Street was closed at S. Walker Street down to N. Ripley Street, where a motorcyclist died after crashing into a DASH bus, April 9, 2024 (staff phjoto by JAmes Cullum)

The family of the 23-year-old motorcyclist who was killed last week after crashing into a DASH bus has raised $6,500 for his funeral expenses.

The family of Kaden Olsen says that the former Marine died doing what he loved, and that the funds will be used to transport him to his final resting place.

The bus driver was not charged.