Tucson man killed after losing control of motorcycle

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Police in Marana have identified a motorcyclist killed after his vehicle crashed into a median.

Marana police say 43-year-old Robert Charles Looney, of Tucson, died from the injuries he suffered in the accident Saturday.

According to detectives, Looney was riding around 1:30 a.m. with his wife as a passenger on Twin Peaks Road when he failed to negotiate a curve.

His wife was hospitalized with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Police are investigating whether alcohol was a factor. Firefighters say neither was wearing a helmet.

No other vehicles were involved.

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