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State police investigate fatal crash in Prince George's County

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Posted at 11:29 AM, Jul 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-20 11:59:52-04

Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle in Prince George’s County.

Police said the crash happened after 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night.

According to officers, the driver of a 2017 Toyota Corolla turned in front of a Kawasaki motorcycle causing the driver to be ejected from the motorcycle after it hit the passenger side of the car.

The motorcycle driver was identified as Jermaine Jackson. The 45-year-old died at the hospital. The driver of the Toyota, 23-year-old Nelroy Fernandes, was not injured.

Officials said that failure to give full time and attention and failure to yield the right of way were contributing factors in this collision. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.