Motorcyclist dead following local crash

YUMA, Ariz. - One person is dead following a crash involving a motorcycle and a vehicle in Yuma Thursday. The Yuma Police Department said at approximately 6:07 a.m. officers responded to the scene on 32nd Street at Avenue 7E.

YPD said the initial investigation revealed a Jeep Grand Cherokee, heading eastbound, was making a left hand turn onto Avenue 7E when it collided with the motorcycle.  The motorcycle, a Honda sport bike, was traveling westbound on 32nd Street.  The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene.

A portion of 32nd Street was shut down while the case was being investigated. This case is still under investigation.

The Yuma Police Department encourages anyone with any information about this case to please call the Yuma Police Department at (928) 373-4700 or 78-Crime at (928) 782-7463 to remain anonymous.

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