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Motorcycle crash claims life of Tucson man

The crash happened in the 5300 block of East Valencia Road. (Source: KOLD News 13) The crash happened in the 5300 block of East Valencia Road. (Source: KOLD News 13)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A man was killed in a motorcycle crash on Tucson's south side early Friday, June 23. 

According to police, 63-year-old Michael Ray Fischella died shortly after being taken to Banner-University Medical Center.

Fischella was eastbound in the 5300 block of East Valencia Road just after midnight when he struck a guardrail on the south side of the roadway and was thrown from his motorcycle.

Fischella was wearing a helmet.

Detectives with the Tucson Police Department are investigating what caused him to hit the guardrail. Speed does not appear to be a factor.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call 88-CRIME.

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