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Motorcyclist killed in crash on southwest side of Tucson

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash on Tucson’s southwest side early Friday, Oct. 15.
A motorcyclist was killed in a crash on Tucson’s southwest side early Friday, Oct. 15.
Published: Oct. 15, 2021 at 9:52 AM MST|Updated: Oct. 15, 2021 at 1:45 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A 49-year-old Tucson man was killed in a crash on Tucson’s southwest side early Friday, Oct. 15 after driving off the side of the roadway and colliding with a concrete raised curb.

Officials say the man was ejected, and he was pronounced dead at the scene due to injuries sustained by the collision.

Officials say the motorcyclist was heading westbound on State Route 86 west of Kinney Road and the accident happened near South Kinney Road and West Ajo Highway just after midnight.

The roadway was closed as the crash was investigated, but it was reopened by 8 a.m. The investigation is ongoing with troopers still working to discover the cause of the collision.

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