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Motorcyclist killed in crash Friday near Baseline and Extension roads in Mesa

Motorcyclist killed in crash Friday near Baseline and Extension roads in Mesa
Posted at 8:07 PM, May 05, 2017

The Mesa Police Department says a motorcyclist died in a crash Friday night near Extension and Baseline roads.

Police say the adult male was taken to the hospital after colliding with another vehicle just before 7 p.m. but later died from his injuries.

Police believe another motorcycle rider involved in the crash fled the scene. They’re asking anyone who may have seen the rider to call police. The rider that left the scene is described as heavy set with a leather vest and bright colors on the back.

The person was riding a bright green and yellow street motorcycle. Police have not said how this rider was involved.

Baseline Road is shut down east and west from Extension to Vineyard while police investigate.

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