36-year-old man dies in Ahwatukee crash

Posted at 8:20 AM, Mar 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-08 16:10:27-05

Officials are investigating a deadly crash in Ahwatukee.

The crash happened at 51st Street and Elliot Road around 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office said a motorcycle and car collided just west of Interstate 10.

Witnesses told MCSO the motorcyclist was weaving in and out of traffic when it slammed into the back of a vehicle.

The motorcyclist was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. He has been identified as 36-year-old Omari Clark.

MCSO said speed was a factor in the crash.

The road was closed for several hours but has since reopened.

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