State Route 87 shut down for several hours near Fountain Hills for deadly motorcycle crash

Posted at 5:00 PM, May 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-06 20:00:35-04

Firefighters are investigating a deadly crash involving two motorcycles near Fountain Hills.

Officials received reports about the accident on State Route 87 near Saguaro Lake Road around 3 p.m. Saturday.

According to the Rural/Metro Fire Department, one person died at the scene and a second was airlifted to a local hospital.

SR 87 southbound was closed for several hours during the investigation but has since reopened.

The motorcyclists’ names haven’t been released and no additional information was immediately available.

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