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LaGrange teen on motorcycle killed in wreck with car Saturday

Staff report

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Orange markings and medical gloves can be seen at Fourth Avenue and Forrest Avenue where Marquavious Strickland, 16, was riding a motorcycle Saturday and collided with a vehicle after the motorcycle attempted to pass it.
http://lagrangenews.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_WEB090715MVC42.jpgOrange markings and medical gloves can be seen at Fourth Avenue and Forrest Avenue where Marquavious Strickland, 16, was riding a motorcycle Saturday and collided with a vehicle after the motorcycle attempted to pass it. James Morton | Daily News
A full view of Fourth Avenue at Forrest Avenue where a local teenager lost his life after a wreck Saturday. The teen attempted to pass a Honda Accord in a no-passing zone as the car turned onto Forrest Avenue, according to police.
http://lagrangenews.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_WEB090715MVC52.jpgA full view of Fourth Avenue at Forrest Avenue where a local teenager lost his life after a wreck Saturday. The teen attempted to pass a Honda Accord in a no-passing zone as the car turned onto Forrest Avenue, according to police. James Morton | Daily News

LaGRANGE — A teenager was killed following a wreck about 7 p.m. Saturday between a dirt bike and sedan.

Marquavious Strickland, 16, of Hampton Green Drive, was riding his Kawasaki dirt bike down Fourth Avenue when he collided with a Honda Accord driven by Robert Moncrief, 64, of LaGrange, according to LaGrange police.

Moncrief was turning onto Forrest Avenue from Fourth Avenue when Strickland passed on the left and stuck Moncrief’s vehicle, according to a police press release. The area was a no-passing zone, it noted.

Strickland was flown from the scene to Atlanta’s Grady Hospital due to his injuries. Police were notified early Sunday that Strickland died from the injuries.

Moncrief was not injured.

There was slight damage to the dirt bike and moderate damage to the Accord, police stated.

No charges had been filed in the case, but the investigation was ongoing, police noted.

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