Tucson motorcyclist killed in early morning crash
TUCSON, Ariz. - Authorities say a motorcyclist is dead after being struck by a pickup truck pulling out of a private driveway on Tucson's south side.
Tucson police say 31-year-old Clemente Valdez was headed northbound on Country Club Road when he was hit near 46th Street about 5:30 a.m. Friday.
Police say Valdez wasn't wearing a helmet and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
They say speed appears to be a contributing factor in the fatal accident.
The driver and passenger in the truck escaped injury.