MCSO investigating fatal Apache Junction motorcycle accident

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APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. - The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal traffic collision involving a motorcycle and two riders.

According to MCSO the motorcycle was southbound on Meridian Road and failed to negotiate the turn onto Baseline Road causing the motorcycle to launch into the desert.

One rider was killed on scene and the second rider was flown to a Scottsdale hospital with serious injuries.

The victim has not been identified.