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Sacramento motorcyclist involved in midtown intersection crash dies

A motorcyclist who collided with a car Tuesday morning in midtown Sacramento has died from his injuries.

The Sacramento County Coroner’s Office identified the motorcyclist as Erik Gardner Howell, 50, of Sacramento.

He suffered serious injury Tuesday when he collided with a car on southbound 19th Street just south of P Street at about 6:45 a.m.

Police said a car was westbound on P Street when the driver began a left turn onto southbound 19th Street. The car then collided with Howell’s motorcycle, which was headed south on 19th Street.

Howell was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead at 9:20 p.m. Tuesday.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews