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Motorcyclist killed after crashing into cows in northern Arizona

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Posted at 12:05 PM, Jan 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-24 15:39:37-05

SELIGMAN, AZ — A motorcyclist has been killed after crashing into two cows in Seligman, Arizona. Seligman is located just west of Ash Fork along the I-40.

The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office says 54-year-old John Travers was spotted at a bar earlier in the evening by witnesses, and believed to be speeding at the time of the crash.

The crash happened around 7 p.m. on Fort Rock Road near Route 66.

YCSO says the motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet when he struck the two black cows and suffered severe head trauma.

Investigators say alcohol may have been a contributing factor, but the incident is still under investigation.