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Woman identified in fatal motorcycle collision

Posted at 2:42 PM, Oct 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-02 17:47:44-04

Tucson police have reported that the woman involved in Sunday night's motorcycle collision has died.

The woman has been identified as 59-year-old Juanita Garcia.

According to TPD, officers responded to a report of a serious injury collision involving a truck and a motorcycle on E. Valencia and S. Nogales Highway around 7:11 p.m.

Upon arrival, they located Garcia and an adult male. They were both transported to a local hospital where Garcia was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the truck and a passenger remained on the scene and were not injured.

Detectives were able to determine that Garcia was the passenger on the man's motorcycle and neither of them was wearing a helmet.

Neither speed nor drugs or alcohol impairment appear to be factors.

Detectives are continuing to investigate.