Motorcyclist from Sedona dies in crash in Surprise

Photo courtesy Arizona DPS

Highway officials continue to investigate what led to a crash that killed a motorcyclist in Surprise.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety said Roy W. Friesen, 62, of Sedona died from injuries sustained in a collision around 2 p.m. Sunday on southbound Loop 303 near Grand Avenue.

DPS said Mr. Friesen was riding his blue 2008 Harley Davidson motorcycle when he crashed. At least one report mentions a truck was also involved in the collision.

Mr. Friesen was not wearing a helmet, DPS said.

“Troopers are still looking into what caused Mr. Friesen to lose control of his motorcycle,” DPS stated.


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