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Motorcyclist killed after being struck by crashing car in Orem

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(Derek Peterson, KSL TV, File)

OREM — A motorcyclist was killed after being struck by a car that had just crashed with another car in Orem on Saturday.

Two cars crashed at the intersection of 400 North and State Street in Orem on Saturday around 2 p.m., said Orem Police Lt. Nick Thomas on Sunday. One of the cars then struck a motorcycle as a result of the crash, Thomas said.

The male driver of the motorcycle died at the scene of the crash, according to Thomas. The driver's daughter, who was riding on the back of the motorcycle as a passenger, was transported to a nearby hospital with minor injuries.

No one in the two cars were injured, Thomas said.

Police are still investigating the cause of the crash.


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