Motorcyclist killed in crash in north Phoenix

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(Source: 3TV/CBS 5) (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

A motorcyclist was killed in a deadly collision in Phoenix Tuesday.

It happened around 9 a.m. near 23rd Avenue and Deer Valley Road.

Officers say a semi-truck southbound on 23rd Avenue attempted a left turn onto Melinda Lane into the path of a northbound motorcyclist.

The vehicles collided, causing fatal injuries to the motorcyclist.

Driver impairment does not appear to be a factor.

Speed is still under review as a possible contributing factor.

Both vehicles were operated by adult males.

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