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Police identify man killed in motorcycle-car collision in Sandy

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SANDY — A 48-year-old man died after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a car in Sandy Tuesday night, officials said.

Police identified the man as Richard Christensen, of Sandy.

The motorcycle was eastbound on 10600 South about 11 p.m. when it hit a car that was turning left at 80 East, according to Sandy Police Sgt. Jason Nielsen.

Christensen was taken to a local hospital but died from his injuries.

No information about injuries to the 26-year-old driver of the Ford Fiesta was immediately available.

10600 South was closed in the area for a while, but reopened by the morning commute.

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