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Motorcycle rider killed in multivehicle wreck in Phoenix

May 1, 2023, 4:00 PM

(Facebook File Photo/Phoenix Police Department)...

(Facebook File Photo/Phoenix Police Department)

(Facebook File Photo/Phoenix Police Department)

PHOENIX – A motorcyclist was killed Sunday night in a multivehicle wreck in Phoenix, authorities said.

Officers responded to a collision call on Cactus Road near Paradise Village Parkway around 9 p.m., the Phoenix Police Department said.

Police say Jalen King, 24, was riding a motorcycle west on Cactus Road and collided with a vehicle making a left turn in front of him. That vehicle was redirected and hit another vehicle.

King was pronounced dead at the scene.

The motorcycle’s speed appears to have been a factor, police said. The drivers of the other vehicles, who were uninjured, showed no signs of impairment.

The investigation is ongoing. No other details were made available.

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Motorcycle rider killed in multivehicle wreck in Phoenix