Edgar Acevedo Killed in Buckeye Motorcycle Accident
Buckeye, Arizona—Edgar Miguel Acevedo, age 19 of Illinois, was killed in a motorcycle accident on Miller Road in Buckeye on Sunday.
According to accident investigators with the Buckeye Police Department, Mr. Acevedo was riding with a group of friends on Sunday morning when he and another rider went down at about 7:30 a.m. The accident occurred in front of the Love's Traffic Stop on Miller Road, just south of Interstate 10.
Mr. Acevedo and the other rider both were taken to a local hospital. Life-saving measures were unsuccessful and Mr. Acevedo died at the hospital. The other rider had non-life-threatening injuries.
It is unknown what caused Mr. Acevedo and the other rider to go down. Police continue to investigate the cause of the crash.
We offer our condolences to Mr. Acevedo's family and friends. We wish the other rider a complete and speedy recovery.