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Late night collision claims life of young Longview man

Released by the Longview Police Department:

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - On March 21, 2012 at 11:59 p.m., Officers responded to an Accident with Injuries at the intersection of Ruthlynn Drive and McCann Road. 

When officers arrived they determined a white male, later identified as Garrett Jordan Robinson 20, of Longview, was driving his 2007 Yamaha YZF motorcycle at a high rate of speed southbound on McCann Road.  

Robinson struck a 2002 Volkswagen Beetle driven by 27 year-old Amy Beavers, also of Longview, in the intersection, as she was making a left turn from McCann onto Ruthlynn. 

Robinson was pronounced dead on the scene by Judge B.H. Jameson. 

Beavers was transported to Good Shepherd Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries. 

The accident remains under investigation, but alcohol may also be a factor in the crash. 

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