APD: Motorcyclist killed in semi-truck crash

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Police say a motorcyclist was killed in a crash Monday morning near Louisiana and Central in Albuquerque.

Just before 6 a.m. Monday, witnesses called 911 and reported the crash at Louisiana and Copper.

First responders arrived and tried to save the motorcyclist. However, they died at the scene.

According to police, the driver of the semi-truck was turning right from westbound Copper onto northbound Louisiana. However, the driver crossed over all northbound lanes, and the motorcycle crashed into the front driver’s side of the semi-truck.

Police don’t believe speed or alcohol was a factor in the crash.

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