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Police ID man killed in motorcycle crash

Posted at 5:03 PM, Mar 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-18 14:14:39-04

Tucson police have identified the man killed in a motorcycle crash on Friday afternoon as 25-year-old Roger Gonzalez-McDaniel.

According to police, officers responded to a serious injury collision involving a motorcycle on Mission and San Juan Trail.

When officers arrived on the scene they found Gonzalez-McDaniel with obvious signs of trauma. He was immediately transported to Banner University Medical Center where he died as a result of his injuries.

Detectives responded and determined Gonzalez-McDaniel's motorcycle was southbound on Mission Rd. from W. Silverlake Rd. The driver of a sedan was on San Juan Trl. stopped for a stop sign and began to make a northbound turn onto Mission Rd. He collided with the front driver’s side fender area. 

Gonzalez-McDaniel was wearing a helmet.

Detectives are still trying to determine if speed was a factor in this collision.