Map: Fatal motorcycle wreck
MESA, Ariz. – A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a vehicle in Mesa Friday morning.
Mesa police responded to the crash at University Drive and Ellsworth Road at approximately 7:20 a.m.
Police said the motorcyclist was traveling east on University at a high rate of speed while a westbound vehicle was attempting to turn left into a private drive.
As the vehicle turned left, the motorcycle hit the front passenger side.
The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police said it appears speed was a factor in the collision.
The motorcyclist's name has not been released.