Man riding dirt bike hit and killed by police officer on Sweetwater Rd


PHOENIX, AZ – A man riding a dirt bike was fatally struck by a police officer in Phoenix last night, according to CBS 5 News.

The crash occurred near the intersection of Sweetwater Road and 39th Avenue at about 6 p.m., when a police officer driving a Chevrolet Tahoe crashed into a man operating a dark-colored dirt bike.

The bicyclist, 32-year-old Brant Antwon Deshawn, was taken to the hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

The police officer was not hurt in the crash.

Authorities continue to investigate the accident at this time.

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