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WHEELING, Ill. (CBS) – A man and a woman were killed early Sunday when the motorcycle they were riding crashed in northwest suburban Wheeling.

At about 3 a.m. Sunday, Buffalo Grove police officers notified Wheeling police of a speeding motorcycle headed south on Milwaukee Avenue.

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The motorcycle crashed a short time later near the intersection of Milwaukee Avenue and Dundee Road in Wheeling.

Killed in the crash ere Sean Meyer, 26, of Wheeling, and Justine Randall, 23, of Deerfield.

Buffalo Grove Police tell Newsradio 780 that their officers were not involved in a chase with the motorcycle – and Wheeling Police say they were not involved in a pursuit and were not trying to stop the motorcycle.

A Wheeling Police statement says investigators are trying to determine whether alcohol played a role in the crash.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2010. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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