UPDATE: Motorcyclist dies after crash near Country Club, Broadway

(Tucson Police Department)
Published: May. 2, 2023 at 10:01 AM MST|Updated: May. 11, 2023 at 1:40 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (13 News) - The motorcyclist critically hurt in a crash last week has died form his injuries.

Tucson Police officers and the Tucson Fire Department responded to the 300 block of south Country Club Road for a crash involving a motorcycle May 2.

TPD says it was notified Wednesday, May 10, the driver passed away.

He has been identified as 20-year-old Israel Antonio Martinez.

Police say Martinez was riding south on Country Club on May 2 when a Toyota minivan attempted to make a left turn in front of him.

The 70-year-old driver of the minivan remained on the scene and was not hurt.

Police say it appears Martinez was driving above the posted 35 MPH speed limit.

Officers blame the crash on excessive speed by Martinez and a failure to yield while making a left turn by the minivan.

So far, no citations have been issued.

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