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A 17-year-old motorcyclist was transported to a local hospital following a crash on Mount Lemmon.

Rincon District deputies responded to the scene on General Hitchcock Highway, near mile post 14.5 around 2 p.m.

Witnesses said the rider traveled northbound on at high speeds. He went into a blind curve, lost control of the motorcycle and crashed into a post, police said.

A Lifeline helicopter transported the victim, who police said has possible life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

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