1 Killed in Overnight Motorcycle Crash in Dallas

The incident occurred when a motorcycle crashed into a red-colored sedan, officials said


One person is dead after a motorcycle crash in Dallas on Thursday night.

According to the Dallas Police Department, officers responded to the crash in the 2700 block of West Illinois Avenue at approximately 10:15 p.m.

Police said the victim, 20-year-old Brian Ortiz, was driving eastbound on West Illinois Avenue on a motorcycle at a high rate of speed.

A red-colored sedan driven by a 19-year-old man was stopped at the stop sign at the intersection of Pierce Street and West Illinois Avenue when the motorcycle entered the intersection and struck the left passenger side of the car, police said.

According to police, Ortiz was pronounced dead at the scene.

The intersection was closed while Dallas police investigated the incident.

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