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Luke Miller Killed in Motorcycle Accident in Cornville

James R. Harrison
May 23, 2017

Luke Miller was killed on Monday night when he lost control of his motorcycle and slid across the westbound lane of SR-89 and into a guardrail on Cornville Road.

Michael Martel Motorcycle Accident Phoenix AZ

Michael Martel Killed in Motorcycle Accident on SR-51

Jonathan V. O'Steen
May 13, 2017

Michael Martel was killed late Friday in a collision involving three vehicles on SR-51 just south of Indian School Road in Phoenix.

Prescott Arizona

Nancy Roberge Killed After Motorist Failed to Yield

Jonathan V. O'Steen
May 11, 2017

Nancy Roberge was killed last Friday when a motorist failed to yield and turned in front of her motorcycle.

Fountain Hills Arizona

Two Motorcycles Collide on SR-87 Near Fountain Hills

Van O'Steen
May 6, 2017

One motorcyclist has died and another remains hospitalized in serious condition after two motorcycles collided on SR-87 near Saguaro Lake on Saturday afternoon.

Oswaldo Lopez Motorcycle Accident Tucson AZ

Oswaldo Lopez Killed in Motorcycle Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
May 4, 2017

Oswaldo Lopez died of injuries he received when his motorcycle was struck by a car at the intersection of Campbell and the Benson Highway in Tucson on Thursday.

Jarhet Gutierrez Motorcycle Accident Phoenix AZ

Jarhet Gutierrez Killed in Motorcycle Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
May 2, 2017

Jarhet Gutierrez was killed when she was thrown from a motorcycle Tuesday morning near 28th Street and Baseline Road in Phoenix. 

Bullhead City Arizona

Braxton Lefton Killed After Motorcycle Hit Head-On

Jonathan V. O'Steen
May 1, 2017

The driver of a pickup truck crossed the center line of State Route 95 into oncoming traffic where her vehicle struck and killed a motorcyclist Saturday.  The tragic accident occurred near Retail Way.

Jayme Salazar Motorcycle Accident

Jayme Salazar Killed in Motorcycle Accident Near Skull Valley

Jonathan V. O'Steen
May 1, 2017

Jayme Salazar, a well-known businessman in Prescott, was killed on Friday when his motorcycle was struck by a pickup truck on Iron Springs Road near Skull Valley.

Benson Arizona

Andrew Franklin and Toya Franklin Killed in Motorcycle Accident

Van O'Steen
April 25, 2017

A motorcycle accident near Benson has claimed the lives of Andrew Tomko Franklin and Toya Marlene Franklin.

Michael Maffei Motorcycle Accident Tempe AZ

Michael Maffei Killed in Motorcycle Accident in Tempe

James R. Harrison
April 24, 2017

Michael Maffei of Fountain Hills was killed after his motorcycle collided with a vehicle on Loop 101 near Broadway Road in Tempe.

SUV Strikes Motorcycle Tempe AZ

Andrew Woulard Killed in Motorcycle Accident in Peoria

Van O'Steen
March 30, 2017

Andrew Woulard, age 23 of Phoenix, died of injuries he sustained on March 18th when a car traveling eastbound on Thunderbird Road turned north onto 75th Avenue in front of his motorcycle.

SUV Strikes Motorcycle Tempe AZ

SUV Strikes, Injures Motorcyclist in Tempe

Van O'Steen
March 24, 2017

A motorcyclist was struck by a SUV that was turning left near Guadalupe and Rural roads in Tempe late Friday afternoon. According to Tempe Police Department accident investigators, the motorcyclie was northbound on Rural Road when the SUV turned left in front of him.  The collision caused the SUV to roll.

Roger Gonzalez-McDaniel Motorcycle Accident

Roger Gonzalez-McDaniel Killed in Intersection Accident

Ward B. Rasmussen
March 16, 2017

Roger Gonzalez-McDaniel died Friday after his motorcycle struck a car making a turn onto Mission Road in the Silverlake area. Mr. Gonzalez-McDaniel was transported to a Tucson hospital where he passed away.

Mesa Arizona Motorcycle Accident

Van Collides with Two Motorcycles Near Mesa

Steven L. Reed
February 26, 2017

Two motorcycles collided with a van on Saturday afternoon in the southeast Valley between the cities of Mesa and Apache Junction.  The accident occurred near Signal Butte Road and Apache Trail as the van crossed Main Street.

Gilbert AZ Motorcycle Accident Steven Slager

Steven Slager Killed in Gilbert Motorcycle Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
February 26, 2017

Steven Slager was killed early Saturday evening in a motorcycle accident near the intersection of Power and Guadalupe in Gilbert. According to investigators with the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, the crash occured when a vehicle turned left in front of Mr. Slager's motorcycle.

Daniel Cox Pearle Perl Tucson Motorcycle Accident

Daniel Cox and Pearle Perl Killed in motorcycle Accident

James R. Harrison
February 22, 2017

Daniel Cox and Pearle Perl died Wednesday when their motorcycle was struck by a truck as they passed through the intersection at Golf Links Road and Wilmot in Tucson.

Cornelius Wouters Motorcycle Accident

Cornelius Wouters Killed in Phoenix Motorcycle Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
February 5, 2017

Cornelius Wouters was killed when his motorcycle collided with a car near Cave Creek Road and Union Hills Drive on Saturday afternoon. Debris from the accident caused a second motorcycle to crash, injuring an as-yet unidentified woman. She was transported to the hospital in critical condition.

Joseph Martorelli Motorcycle Accident

Joseph Martorelli Killed in Phoenix Motorcycle Accident

Van O'Steen
January 3, 2017

Joseph Martorelli was killed Friday night when a pickup truck turned left in front of his motorcycle at Union Hills and 51st Avenue in Phoenix.

Brandon Wilson Motorcycle Accident

Brandon Wilson Killed in Motorcycle Crash Outside Prescott

James R. Harrison
November 26, 2016

Brandon Wilson of Skull Valley was killed in a motorcycle accident early Friday afternoon near Iron Springs and Dosie Pit Roads outside Prescott.

Cruz Elias AnnaMarie Contreras Killed Accident Coronado Island

Chandler Couple Killed in Crash in San Diego

Jonathan V. O'Steen
October 17, 2016

People celebrating the annual La Raza motorcycle rally at Chicano Park in San Diego’s Barrio Logan neighborhood were terrified when a pickup truck sailed off an elevated freeway and landed on top of a vendor’s booth, killing four people and injuring eight or nine others.  

 Motorcycle Accident

Paul Seebeck and Dale Smith Killed in Motorcycle Crash

James R. Harrison
October 3, 2016

Paul Russell Seebeck of Bullhead City and Dale Martin Smith of Topock were killed in a motorcycle accident last Friday afternoon.  Bullhead City police accident investigators determined that Mr. Seebeck was driving the motorcycle while Mr. Smith was his passenger.

Christopher Campbell Motorcycle Accident Tucson AZ

Christopher Campbell Killed in Tucson Motorcycle Accident

Chase W. Rasmussen
October 2, 2016

Christopher Campbell was killed Saturday night when his motorcycle collided with a 2006 Saturn.  Accident investigators determined that Mr. Campbell was eastbound on Pima in the inside lane between North Wilmot and North Craycroft roads.  His motorcycle struck the passenger side of the Saturn as it turned left onto Sahuaro Road.

Sierra Vista AZ

Couple's High-Speed Chase Ends in Fatality

James R. Harrison
September 26, 2016

A violent domestic dispute turned deadly when a wife in a SUV pursued her husband at high speeds until he crashed his motorcycle into a lamp post, killing him instantly.  Jennie Jones-Hurdlow and her husband, Brian E. Hurdlow, were embroiled in a domestic dispute that began Saturday evening.  The argument continued through late Sunday morning as Brian left their house for a trip to the nearby convenience store. Jones-Hurdlow followed him in her SUV.

Phillip Grant Motorcycle Accident Tempe Arizona

Phillip Grant Killed in Motorcycle Accident on U.S. 60

Van O'Steen
September 15, 2016

An accident claimed the life of a motorcyclist during the Thursday afternoon rush hour on U.S. 60 near the Mill Avenue exit.  Phillip Grant of Chandler was riding his motorcycle in the HOV lane when he collided with another vehicle. This first impact sent Mr. Grant into a second vehicle in the adjacent lane.  A Tempe Fire Department spokesman said Mr. Grant laid his bike down before being thrown into traffic where he was struck.

John Whiteside Motorcycle Accident

John Whiteside Dies in Motorcycle Collision

James R. Harrison
August 31, 2016

John Whiteside of Cibola, Arizona died when his motorcycle collided with an SUV in Palm Desert on Thursday afternoon.  Mr. Whiteside was southbound on Cook Street when his motorcycle collided with a Mercedes SUV that was turning left onto Frank Sinatra Drive.

Prescott AZ Motorcycle Accident

Rider Seriously Injured in Motorcycle Accident on Willow Creek Road in Prescott

Jonathan V. O'Steen
August 30, 2016

A 60-year-old man suffered serious injuries in a motorcycle accident this afternoon near Willow Creek Road and College Heights in Prescott.

Border Patrol Agent Manuel Alvarez Killed in Motorcycle Accident

Border Patrol Agent Manuel Alvarez Killed in Motorcycle Accident

Ward B. Rasmussen
August 12, 2016

Manuel Alvarez was killed when he collided with another agent as they patrolled Arizona’s southern border last Friday morning.  According to Border Patrol Chief Paul A. Beeson, Mr. Alvarez was a 13-year veteran of the Casa Grande Station of the Tucson Sector.

Kevin Terry Motorcycle Accident Glendale AZ

Kevin Terry Dies in Glendale Motorcycle Crash

Jonathan V. O'Steen
July 4, 2016

Kevin Douglas Terry was killed over the weekend when the motorcycle he was riding was struck by a pickup truck. The incident occurred at the intersection of 45th Avenue and Camelback Road in Glendale.

Glendale Police Department accident investigators report that Mr. Terry apparently was heading east on Camelback when his motorcycle was struck by the pickup truck traveling north on 45th Avenue, causing the truck to flip and come to rest on its side.

Rodrigo Ortega Saldate Motorcycle Accident Tucson Arizona

Rodrigo Ortega Saldate Killed in Motorcycle Crash

Jonathan V. O'Steen
June 15, 2016

Rodrigo Ortega Saldate died of injuries he received in a crash Wednesday morning around 6:00 a.m. Mr. Ortega Saldate was riding his three-wheeled Can-Am Spyder motorcycle westbound on Speedway Boulevard when an eastbound Ford Transit van turned left onto Main Avenue in front of him.

Michael Robert Motorcycle Accident Tucson Arizona

Michael Robert Killed in Motorcycle Crash

James R. Harrison
June 15, 2016

Michael Robert was killed Tuesday night just outside Marana when his motorcycle was struck by a truck towing a trailer. Mr. Robert was traveling southbound on Trico Road when a westbound truck driven by David Huntley ran through an intersection stop sign.

Motorcycle Accident Pine Strawberry Arizona

Motorcycle Accident Near Pine Critically Injures Two

Van O'Steen
May 24, 2016

A motorcyclist and his passenger were both critically injured Saturday when their bike struck a vehicle head-on.  Neither rider on the bike has, as yet, been identified by law enforcement accident investigators.

Tyler Woelfersheim Motorcycle Accident Tucson Arizona

Tyler Woelfersheim Killed in Green Valley Motorcycle Crash

James R. Harrison
May 20, 2016

Tyler Woelfersheim was killed Thursday evening in Green Valley when his motorcycle was struck by a car making a left-hand turn. Pima County Sheriff’s Department accident investigators report that Mr. Woelfersheim was westbound on Continental at about 7:40 p.m.  The driver of an eastbound car turned north onto Abrego Drive, into the path of Mr. Woelfersheim’s motorcycle.

Michael Freeman Motorcycle Accident

Michael Freeman Killed in Hit-and-Run Motorcycle Accident

James R. Harrison
May 10, 2016

Michael Freeman was killed Friday evening when a vehicle exiting a private drive pulled directly into the path of his motorcycle.  The driver fled the scene, which was captured on surveillance video. Accident investigators with the Glendale Police Department say that Mr. Freeman reportedly was traveling west on Northern Avenue at 51st Avenue when the tragic incident occurred.  Mr. Freeman attempted to lay down his motorcycle, but was unable to avoid the fatal collision.

Van O'Steen

Juan Manuel Mosqueira Dies in Motorcycle Crash

Van O'Steen
April 26, 2016

Juan Manuel Mosqueira died Tuesday morning when his motorcycle collided with a Peterbilt garbage truck.  The accident occurred around 8:00 a.m. near Valencia and Country Club Roads. Bystanders rendered first aid until Tucson Fire Department paramedics arrived.  In spite of their efforts, Mr. Mosqueira succumbed to his injuries.

Jon O'Steen

Vincent Reid Killed, Four Year Old Son Injured in motorcycle Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
April 23, 2016

Vincent Reid was killed Saturday morning when his motorcycle collided with a garbage truck near 40th Street and Baseline Road.  A Phoenix Fire Department spokeswoman said Mr. Reid was pronounced dead at the scene. His four year old son was a passenger on the motorcycle when the accident occurred. 

Jim Harrison

Ronald Hicks Arrested for Fatal Hit-and-Run Motorcycle Crash

James R. Harrison
April 14, 2016

Ronald Luster Hicks was arrested in connection with a fatal crash that occurred on April 7th at Northern and 19th Avenue in Phoenix.  One motorcycle rider was killed and another seriously injured in the tragic traffic incident.  The injured rider required an amputation.

Jim Harrison

Derek Pyle Killed by Unlicensed Driver Who Struck His Motorcycle

James R. Harrison
April 4, 2016

Derek Pyle, age 48 of Surprise, was killed Saturday afternoon when his motorcycle was rear-ended by a SUV driven by an unidentified 16-year-old unlicensed driver. The collision forced Mr. Pyle’s bike into another vehicle.

Jon O'Steen

Karim Harrison Killed in Motorcycle Accident on I-17

Jonathan V. O'Steen
March 28, 2016

Karim Harrison died early Sunday morning as a result of injuries sustained in an accident on Interstate 17 in Phoenix. According to investigators with the Arizona Department of Public Safety, Mr. Harrison was riding his motorcycle southbound on Interstate 17 and transitioning to eastbound Interstate 10 when he went off the roadway. Mr. Harrison entered the desert area off the freeway and was thrown from his motorcycle.

Van O'Steen

David Falco Pleads Guilty to Reckless Manslaughter and Endangerment in Death of Shawn Sather

Van O'Steen
March 23, 2016

On July 30, 2015, I wrote about a tragic motorcycle accident that claimed the life of Shawn Sather. David Falco was on the Loop 303 when he collided with the motorcycle driven by Mr. Sather. Mr. Falco has pled guilty to reckless manslaughter and endangerment in Maricopa County Superior Court earlier this month. He will be sentenced on April 22, 2016.

Jon O'Steen

Michael Salinel Dies in Rear-End Motorcycle Collision

Jonathan V. O'Steen
January 24, 2016

Michael G. Salinel died when his motorcycle became pinned between two cars involved in a multiple vehicle crash on Saturday night.  

Van O'Steen

Craig Ammerman Dies in New Mexico Motorcycle Accident

Van O'Steen
January 23, 2016

Craig Ammerman of Tucson died when his motorcycle collided with a van Friday on Interstate 10 outside Deming.  The cause of the accident is unclear, as both the motorcycle and the van were headed in the same direction.

Jim Harrison

Kristopher Bell Killed in Motorcycle-Truck Crash

James R. Harrison
December 22, 2015

Kristopher Bell was killed Tuesday evening when his motorcycle collided head-on with a pickup truck. Mr. Bell was eastbound on Grand Avenue at Coggins Drive when a pickup truck driven by Kathy Rae Grant reportedly failed to yield the right of way and turned in front of Mr. Bell's motorcycle, causing it to burst into flames.

Ward Rasmussen

Michael Navarro Injured in Motorcycle Accident on Dangerous Arizona Highway

Ward Rasmussen
November 2, 2015

Michael Navarro was hospitalized Sunday after his motorcycle crashed on State Route 83 near Elgin-Canelo.  Mr. Navarro was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

Van O'Steen

Susan Collins Killed When Motorcycle Collides with SUV

Van O'Steen
October 12, 2015

Susan Lingenfelter Collins was killed in the early evening hours on Saturday when the motorcycle on which she was a passenger drifted into the right lane of Andy Devine Avenue and collided with a Ford Explorer.

Jon O'Steen

Robin Rawlings Killed in Motorcycle-Car Collision

Jonathan V. O'Steen
August 31, 2015

Robin Rawlings was killed Sunday evening when a car driven by 17 year old Alyssa Franks failed to yield from a private driveway and struck Ms. Rawlings’ motorcycle.  The tragic incident occurred on Orange Grove Road near La Cañada.

Jim Harrison

Amy Hill Dies from Motorcycle Crash Injuries that Occurred in May

James R. Harrison
August 21, 2015

Amy Hill died early Friday as a result of injuries she received on May 3rd when her motorcycle was struck from behind by Scott Woodington on Sahuarita Road. Ms. Hill was hospitalized at Northwest Medical Center where she had been treated for an array of serious injuries she received in the crash.

Jon O'Steen

Destiny Smith Killed in Sturgis Rally Motorcycle Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
August 5, 2015

Destiny Smith of Glendale, Arizona was killed Tuesday afternoon when she was thrown from the back of a motorcycle driven by 44 year old Michael Weissman, also of Glendale. 

Van O'Steen

Shawn Sather Killed by Reportedly Impaired Driver

Van O'Steen
July 30, 2015

Shawn Sather was killed Tuesday night when his motorcycle was struck from behind by a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed.  The tragic incident occurred on the Loop 303.

Van O'Steen

Meryl Austin Killed in Motorcycle Accident

Van O'Steen
Juen 9, 2015

Meryl Austin was killed Sunday evening when a car driven by Stanley Bindell of Chino Valley turned in front of Mr. Austin’s bike on Highway 89 at the Watson Lake scenic overlook.  Accident investigators report that the turn was unlawful, as a sign posted there forbids all turns.

Jim Harrison

Robert Arceci Killed in Motorcycle-Truck Accident

James R. Harrison
June 9, 2015

Dr. Robert Arceci was killed Monday morning when the driver of a landscape truck turned in front of his motorcycle at Shea Boulevard and 69th Street.  Dr. Arceci was on his way to work at Phoenix Children’s Hospital when the tragic accident occurred.

Jim Harrison

Robert Looney Killed, Wife Injured in Single Motorcycle Accident

James R. Harrison
May 30, 2015

Robert Charles Looney was killed early this morning when his motorcycle struck a median and crashed near West Twin Peaks Road and Interstate 10.  Mr. Looney’s wife, whose name has not yet been released by law enforcement accident investigators, was injured in the crash.  She was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

Jon O'Steen

Gary Allen Fisher Killed by Hit and Run Driver

Jonathan V. O'Steen
April 19, 2015

Gary Allen Fisher died Saturday night from injuries he received when his motorcycle was rear-ended while he was moving through the intersection of Thunderbird Road and 75th Avenue.  The driver of the offending vehicle fled the scene of the collision, but was apprehended by Peoria Police accident investigators who reportedly followed a fluid trail left on Thunderbird Road as a result of the collision.

Jon O'Steen

Mark Samsal and Aimee Hunter Killed in Motorcycle Accident

Jonathan V. O'Steen
April 12, 2015

Mark Samsal and Aimee Hunter were killed Saturday night in a single-vehicle accident near Power Road and Queen Creek Road in Gilbert.

Van O'Steen

Richard Machado Killed in Motorcycle-Truck Accident

Van O'Steen
April 5, 2015

Richard Machado was killed Sunday afternoon when a truck pulled out in front of his motorcycle near the intersection of 1st Avenue and River Road.

Van O'Steen

Al and Samantha Barela Killed While Participating in CHarity Motorcycle Ride

Van O'Steen
March 30, 2015

Al Barela and Samantha Barela of Farmington, New Mexico, were killed on Saturday as they rode in a motorcycle charity event to benefit the Special Olympics.  The couple was among an estimated 1,000 bikers who rode from Mesa to North Scottsdale for the event.

Jon O'Steen

Michael Orticelli Killed in Motorcycle Crash

Jonathan V. O'Steen
March 17, 2015

Michael Orticelli was struck Monday by a SUV that turned into the path of his motorcycle.  The impact caused Mr. Orticelli to, then, collide with a second vehicle—a pickup truck.  Unfortunately, Mr. Orticelli died of his injuries.

Van O'Steen

Colin Newman Injured in Car-Motorcycle Accident

Van O'Steen
March 16, 2015

Colin Newman sustained a broken leg and other injuries when a Volkswagen sedan turned into the path of Mr. Newman’s motorcycle Monday afternoon.  The accident occurred on Fry Boulevard near Third Street.

John Balentine

John Hyatt Killed in Motorcycle Accident

John Balentine
January 28, 2015

John Hyatt was killed Wednesday when a car driven by a 22 year old woman turned left into the path of Mr. Hyatt’s motorcycle, causing him to first collide with it and then strike a nearby pickup truck.  The tragic incident occurred in the 10900 block of East Fort Lowell Road on the northeast side of the metro area.

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