PHOENIX — Phoenix police have identified a teen killed in a motorcycle crash near 48th Avenue and Encanto Boulevard on Wednesday afternoon.
When officers arrived on scene at around 4:30 p.m. they found motorcyclist, 17-year-old Erik Flores-Valenzuela, who collided with a pickup truck. The Phoenix Fire Department pronounced him dead at the scene.
Officials say Valenzuela was driving west on Encanto when the motorcycle collided with the truck that was making a turn.
The driver of the other vehicle stayed on scene and is cooperating with authorities. Officers say impairment and speed do not appear be factors with the pickup truck driver.
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