Police: Man dies in car crash Friday night

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YAKIMA Wa. -- Police say a man is dead after a car crash last night in Yakima.

According to Yakima Police Department, 40-year-old Brent Townley was riding a motorcycle eastbound on Tieton Drive and a Subaru was traveling westbound on 58th avenue at around 10 at night.

Police say when the Subaru tried making a left turn, Townley hit the passenger side of the Subaru which then spun it into another car.

Police say investigators believe speed was a causing factor in the crash.

Townley was taken to Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital where he later died as a result to the injuries.

The other two drivers suffered minor to no injuries.

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