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Motorcyclist dies after getting hit by 2 vehicles in east Phoenix

May 25, 2023, 1:00 PM

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PHOENIX – A motorcyclist was killed Wednesday when he was hit by two vehicles on an east Phoenix road, authorities said.

Officers responded to a collision call on Broadway Road near 48th Street around 5 p.m. and found a man with serious injuries, the Phoenix Police Department said.

Gilberto Enrique Magdalena, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators believe Magdalena was riding a motorcycle westbound when he was hit by a vehicle turning from 45th Street, which is a private drive, onto Broadway Road.

Magdalena was thrown into the eastbound roadway and struck by a second vehicle, police said.

Both drivers involved remained at the scene. Impairment is not considered a factor in the incident, police said.

The investigation is ongoing. No other information was made available.

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Motorcyclist dies after getting hit by 2 vehicles in east Phoenix