Motorcyclist dies after crash with unlicensed teen’s SUV

DES MOINES (AP) — Police say a motorcyclist died after crashing with an SUV driven by an unlicensed teen in downtown Des Moines.

The Des Moines Police Department said the crash happened around 5:15 p.m. Saturday when a turning Jeep Cherokee failed to yield to an oncoming Harley Davidson motorcycle. The two vehicles crashed in the downtown intersection.

Police said Troy Alan Matice, 52, was critically injured while driving the motorcycle and he died later at a hospital. He was from Des Moines.

Police say the SUV was driven by a 15-year-old Des Moines resident who doesn’t have a license and wasn’t accompanied by an adult. The name of the teen driver wasn’t immediately released.