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Motorcyclist dies after crash on Mt. Lemmon Highway

Posted at 9:39 AM, Aug 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-17 18:57:05-04

The Pima County Sheriff's Department is investigating a deadly motorcycle crash that happened on Mt. Lemmon Highway Sunday.

PCSD says deputies were called out to Mt. Lemmon Highway at milepost 6 around 8:45 a.m. for a single motorcycle crash.

The preliminary investigation showed that the motorcyclist failed to motion a turn and collided with a guardrail, according to PCSD.

A medevac helicopter was sent to take the motorcyclist to the hospital, where he later died.

The motorcyclist has been identified as 19-year-old Michael Iuro.

The investigation was taken over by Traffic Unit detectives.