Motorcyclist dead after crash involving car in Gilbert

Posted at 7:20 PM, Jan 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-04 12:43:10-05

Authorities are investigating a deadly motorcycle crash in Gilbert. 

Reports came in around 6 p.m. Tuesday after a motorcyclist struck a car near Ray and Power roads.  

According to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, the motorcyclist suffered extremely critical injuries and later died. 

It's believed that the man rear-ended a car that was stopped at a red light, MCSO investigators said. His name hasn't been released.  

An investigation is ongoing and it's unknown if speed and/or impairment was a factor in the accident. 

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