UPDATE: Sahuarita cyclist dies after collision in Madera Canyon

UPDATE: Sahuarita cyclist dies after collision in Madera Canyon
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A cyclist who was injured in a collision with a vehicle at Madera Canyon has died.

According to information from the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office, 52-year-old George Dillemuth of Sahuarita was taken off life support on Tuesday, Sept. 3. He had been airlifted to the hospital for treatment of severe head wounds on Monday, Sept. 2.

Dillemuth was wearing a helmet when he collided with the vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. No citations have been issued or arrests have been made, but the investigation is ongoing.

There is no indication alcohol or drugs were a factor in the crash, according to the SCCSO.

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