Motorcyclist Dies in High-Speed Crash in Northeast Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A motorcyclist tragically lost his life following a high-speed crash in northeast Albuquerque on Thursday night.

The incident occurred around 8:45 p.m. near the intersection of Monte Vista Blvd. and Marquette Ave., according to the Albuquerque Police Department.

Authorities report that the motorcyclist was traveling westbound on Marquette Ave. at a high rate of speed when he ran a stop sign at Monte Vista Blvd. Find the source at yahoo

The motorcycle then collided with the passenger front corner of a black Toyota Corolla that was heading north on Monte Vista.

The impact of the crash was severe, throwing the motorcyclist from his bike and onto the northwest curb across the street. Emergency responders arrived quickly, but the rider was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash, including the speed of the motorcycle and the actions of both drivers leading up to the collision.

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The identity of the deceased motorcyclist has not yet been released, pending notification of next of kin.

This tragic accident serves as a stark reminder of the dangers of high-speed driving and the importance of adhering to traffic signals. The Albuquerque Police Department urges all motorists to drive safely and remain vigilant on the roads.

Further updates will be provided as the investigation continues.

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