UPDATE: Man dead after motorcycle crash on Kinney Road

Published: Sep. 24, 2022 at 11:57 AM MST|Updated: Sep. 26, 2022 at 3:11 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - One man has died and another person is injured in a motorcycle crash on North Kinney Road early Saturday, Sept. 24.

Deputies were called around 10 a.m. to the 2000 block of North Kinney Road in reference to a call about a motorcycle that had gone off the road.

Once they arrived, they discovered a man suffering from severe injuries. Though first responders tried to save the man’s life, he died at the scene. Authorities later identified him as 42-year-old Richard Williams.

Williams was a member of the Tucson country cover band Backroads.

A passenger on the motorcycle was also hospitalized and is expected to recover.

Investigators say Williams had been driving the motorcycle south on Kinney Road when it hit a curve and went offroad.

The investigation is ongoing.