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Motorcycle collision leaves man dead

Posted at 3:33 PM, Jun 03, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-03 21:42:48-04

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — On June 3, 2022, around 4:00 a.m. there was a motorcycle collision on North Craycroft Road near East Camino Del Celador.

The Pima County Sheriff's Department say when they responded they located 21-year-old Brandon Repola with extensive injuries.

Rural Metro Fire Department was also on scene and say Repola succumbed to his injuries.

Detectives say Repola was riding his Yamaha motorcycle at a high rate of speed Southbound on Craycroft Road when he struck the back of a passenger car that was also traveling Southbound.

Traffic detectives are still investigating the scene.

Related: Crash between motorcycle, car closes part of Craycroft

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