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OHP: Motorcyclist Killed In Crash Was Racing With Friend

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Troopers have listed the cause of the crash as “unsafe speed” in the OHP collision report. Troopers have listed the cause of the crash as “unsafe speed” in the OHP collision report.
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The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said a motorcyclist was racing with a friend when he crashed into another car and was killed.

Just before 3 a.m. Wednesday, OHP troopers responded to the crash in the southbound lanes of Interstate 35 at N.E. 23rd Street in Oklahoma City.

According to the OHP, 38-year-old Omar Shareef Mahmoud of Midwest City, was racing with a friend on their motorcycles on the highway at high rates of speed. Mahmoud attempted to go around a 2010 Dodge Challenger without applying his brakes. That's when his motorcycle struck the rear of the Challenger.

8/19/2015 Related Story: Motorcyclist Killed In Collision With Car In NE OKC

Mahmoud was then thrown from the motorcycle. He was pronounced dead at the scene from multiple injuries. Troopers said he was not wearing a helmet.

The driver of the Challenger was not injured.

Troopers have listed the cause of the crash as “unsafe speed” in the OHP collision report. 

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