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Maricopa County: Driver turns in front of motorcylce rider, leading to deadly crash

Posted at 9:25 PM, Feb 25, 2017

A motorcycle rider involved in a crash in the Southeast Valley has died, officials said Saturday.

Maricopa County Sgt. Joaquin Enriquez said a vehicle made a left turn in front of the motorcyclist around 6 p.m. at the intersection of Power and Guadalupe roads.

The vehicles crashed, killing the motorcycle rider. He has been identified as Steven Slager. 

The rider was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, MCSO said.

The driver of the other vehicle was not believed to be impaired. There was no word on if any charges would be forthcoming.

No further information was immediately available.