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PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – A motorcyclist was killed after colliding with a semi-truck Thursday, Phoenix police said.

The incident took place at the intersection of 51st Avenue and Buckeye Road.

Police said the motorcyclist was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

Phoenix fire took the victim to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Speed appeared to be a factor in the collision, according to police.

The investigation is ongoing.

 


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