Motorcyclist killed in NW Tucson crash

2013-12-10T18:06:00Z 2013-12-10T21:18:31Z Motorcyclist killed in NW Tucson crashVeronica M. Cruz Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash near Oracle and Orange Grove roads Tuesday evening. 

A 20-year-old man was driving a motorcycle and collided with a pickup truck, Capt. Adam Goldberg, a Northwest fire spokesman said in a news release. 

The crash happened around 5:45 p.m. 

Bystanders began performing CPR on the man and paramedics perform advanced life support, but were unable to resuscitate the man and he was pronounced dead at the scene, Goldberg said. 

The man was not wearing a helmet, Goldberg said. 

The driver of the pickup truck was not injured in the crash. 

The intersection is closed while Arizona Department of Public Safety officers investigate the crash

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