Scottsdale motorcyclist killed after leaving the road and crashing, police say
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - The Scottsdale Police Department is investigating a deadly motorcycle crash on the night of Tuesday, April 5.
The crash closed the northbound lanes of Cave Creek Road at Bartlett Dam Road, and police are advising drivers to find alternate routes.
Investigators say the motorcyclist possibly left the roadway and crashed in the desert. No other cars were involved.
The name of the motorcyclist hasn't been released.
No further information is available.
Two 18 year olds are behind bars after police say they admitted to stealing a car from a home and taking it for a joyride that ended in a crash. Before they reportedly admitted to the crime, they had claimed they were beaten up.
Once at the scene, officers found an injured man lying in the southbound lanes of 43rd Avenue. He was pronounced dead at the scene. His name was not released.
The driver of the Penske truck,57-year-old Dewey Sigler, was arrested and booked into jail upon being released from the hospital.
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