2 motorcyclists die in separate crashes in Arlington, Bedford

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Two men were killed Saturday in separate motorcycle wrecks.

James Kilpatrick, 43, of Burleson, died at 2:24 a.m. in Arlington, and Charles Elliott, 31, of Bedford, died at 2:49 a.m. in Bedford, according to the medical examiner. Both died at the scene.

Kilpatrick was traveling south on the Texas 360 ramp at the westbound Interstate 20 ramp when he hit a guardrail and was thrown from his motorcycle, Arlington Police spokeswoman Tiara Richard said. He was not wearing a helmet, Richard said.

Elliott crashed into a utility pole the 500 block of Bedford Road, according to an online report by myfoxdfw.com.

There are no reports of passengers or other other vehicles involved in either crash.

Susan McFarland, 817-390-7547 Twitter: @susanmcfarland1

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