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Motorcyclist killed in early morning crash

Posted: 7:48 AM, Jun 01, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-02 21:22:38-04

The Corpus Christi Police Department is investigating a fatal motorcycle accident on the city’s south side.

Corpus Christi Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident

Police say the incident happened just before 5 Saturday morning, when a man in his 50’s was riding his motorcycle heading northbound on Staples.

A pickup truck on Curtis Clark drive failed to yield the right of way, colliding with the motorcycle.

The victim did not survive his injuries.

Two people were in the truck at the moment of the crash.

Officers say the driver of the truck is 19-years-old.

The identities of the victim, and the truck passengers have not yet been released.

No word yet on whether the driver will be facing any charges.

Police say the affected intersection will be closed for some time as officers continue their investigation.

This is a developing story. Stay with KZTV10 News for updates.