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Motorcyclist dies Tuesday in Kolb Road crash

Police identify motorcycle rider in deadly wreck
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Posted at 12:02 PM, Feb 22, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-24 16:04:29-05

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — A man in his 20s died in an early-morning motorcycle wreck Tuesday.

Police identified him Thursday as 24-year-old Daniel Paul Lecroy.

Tucson police say Lecroy was riding a red 2007 Kawasaki VN900 southbound on Kolb Road near Valencia Road when he lost control and hit a drainage grate.

Lecroy, who was not wearing a helmet, was thrown from the motorcycle.

His driver's license had been suspended and he did not have a motorcycle endorsement.

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