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Man dies after motorized bike collides with car in Phoenix

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Posted at 9:47 PM, Jun 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-05 00:47:30-04

PHOENIX (AP) - Phoenix police say a man on a motorized bicycle has died after colliding with a pickup truck.

Det. Luis Samudio says the bicycle and truck collided Monday morning.

Investigators say 51-year-old Johnny Lee Nero was approaching an intersection on his bicycle when he failed to stop at a stop sign. He went into the intersection and was struck by the truck.

Nero was pronounced dead at a hospital.

The 35-year-old man driving the truck was not injured. Police say he stayed at the scene and was cooperative.

Samudio says there are no signs that impairment was involved.