**Updated 9 p.m. Oct. 27
The name of the 24-year-old Racine man killed after the motorcycle he was operating Sunday collided with an SUV has been released.
Racine County Medical Examiner Michael Payne confirmed that Derek VanKoningsveld was operating the motorcycle, a story in The Journal Times reads.
Racine police say VanKoningsveld was westbound in the 4800 block of Washington Avenue around 7:30 p.m. Sunday when an SUV pulled out into the roadway. VanKoningsveld is believed to have traveling at a high rate of speed at the time of the accident.
Racine Fire Department rescue crews transported VanKoningsveld to Wheaton Franciscan St. Mary’s where he later died from severe head injuries.
Funeral services for VanKoningsveld will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Maresh-Meredith & Acklam Funeral Home, 803 Main Street. Visitation will precede services; from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family are appreciated.
State Patrol was called in to assist with accident reconstruction. This incident remains under investigation.
Anyone with information about this accident can leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 262-636-9330, or by texting RACS plus the message to CRIMES (274637) and referring to Tipsoft I.D. #TIP417 with your text message.
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