Pima County Sheriff's Department

1750 E. Benson Highway
Tucson, AZ 85714
(520) 351-4600
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Press Release

Fatal Motorcycle Accident in Green Valley

Sent on 5/20/2016 12:05:40 PM

Last night, at approximately 7:40 p.m., Green Valley District deputies responded to a collision involving a car and a motorcycle. When deputies arrived, they learned the motorcycle, operated by 18-year-old Tyler Woelfersheim, was westbound on Continental Road approaching Abrego Drive. The driver of the car turned north onto Abrego Drive from eastbound Continental Road. Mr. Woelfersheim was unable to avoid the collision, and struck the passenger side of the car. The Traffic Unit responded and took over the investigation. Mr. Woelfersheim was transported to Banner University Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased. This incident is still under investigation.


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