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Coroner identifies victims of fatal crash on Power Inn Road


A man and woman who died Thursday afternoon in a collision between a sedan and a motorcycle on Power Inn Road at 53rd Avenue in Sacramento have been identified by the Sacramento County Coroner’s Office.

Tony Martinez, 45, of Sacramento, was riding a motorcycle southbound on Power Inn Road toward 53rd Avenue when he collided with the passenger side of a sedan turning onto 53rd Avenue from Power Inn Road about 3:48 p.m., police said.

Officer Linda Matthew, Sacramento police spokeswoman, said Martinez was pronounced dead on the scene.

Matthew said an 18-year-old female passenger in the sedan, identified as Shyann Saelee of Sacramento, died at an area hospital. The driver of sedan suffered moderate injuries and was taken to an area hospital, Matthew said.

Investigators are still determining of alcohol or drugs were involved, Matthew said.

Jessica Hice: 916-321-1550, @Jess_Hice