MIDVALE — Police on Wednesday identified the man killed on a motorcycle by a suspected drunken driver Tuesday as Albert Higginson, 81, of Midvale.

Unified police report the crash happened just south of the intersection of 7200 South and State Street on Tuesday about 5:30 a.m.

Unified Police Sgt. Melody Gray described it as one of the “worst crashes” she’s ever seen.

A car traveling north in the southbound lanes struck Higginson head-on, killing him, Gray said. The car then hit a second vehicle making a right turn onto State Street. The driver of the second vehicle suffered minor injuries.

Speed and impairment were believed to have been factors the crash, Gray said.

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