Sheriff IDs man killed in motorcycle accident - Tucson News Now

Sheriff IDs man killed in motorcycle accident

According to the Pima County Sheriff's Department, Edward Rexford Mills VI was traveling northbound on South Contractor's Way when he left the road and collided with a wall. (Source: PCSD) According to the Pima County Sheriff's Department, Edward Rexford Mills VI was traveling northbound on South Contractor's Way when he left the road and collided with a wall. (Source: PCSD)
(Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department) (Source: Pima County Sheriff's Department)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Authorities have identified a man who was killed Tuesday in a motorcycle accident on Tucson's south side.

According to a news release from the Pima County Sheriff's Department, Edward Rexford Mills VI, 66, may have experienced a medical event that caused him to leave the road.

Mills was traveling northbound on South Contractor's Way approaching East Illinois Street when he left the road and collided with a wall, the release said.

Deputies were called to the accident scene in the 4600 block of South Contractor's Way at about 10:20 a.m.

Mills was transported to the University of Arizona Medical Center, where he was later pronounced deceased.

According to the release, the accident is still being investigated, but speed was not a factor in this case.

Mills was not wearing a helmet.

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