Police identify motorcyclist who died in crash on Tucson's SW side

Published: Dec. 3, 2017 at 2:09 AM MST|Updated: Dec. 6, 2017 at 10:55 AM MST
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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Police have identified the motorcyclist killed in a crash on Saturday, Dec. 2.

According to a news release from the Tucson Police Department, 20-year-old Saxen Hurst was pronounced deceased at the scene after his motorcycle collided with a pickup near West Silverlake Road and South Cottonwood Lane at about 7 p.m.

Police say the truck was making a left turn from northbound Cottonwood Lane onto westbound Silverlake when Hurst's eastbound motorcycle struck the truck.

Hurst was wearing a helmet.

The driver of the pickup remained at the scene. Police did not detect any signs of impairment, and no citations were issued.

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