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PD: Motorcyclist killed in crash at 40th Street and Cactus Road

Posted at 7:42 PM, Feb 28, 2019

PHOENIX — A motorcyclist is seriously hurt following a crash in north Phoenix on Thursday afternoon.

According to police, the crash happened at 40th Street and Cactus Road around 7 p.m.

A motorcyclist headed westbound on Cactus Road had entered the intersection at 40th Street when it collided with a vehicle that turned left in front of him.

Officials say the motorcyclist, 20-year-old Kevin Vazquez-Teran, was taken to an area hospital in extremely critical condition. He later passed away from his injuries.

A man, who was one of five occupants in the other vehicle, was taken to the hospital with a possible injury.

Police say speed appeared to be a factor for the motorcyclist.

The investigation is ongoing.