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Motorcycle Collision Results in a Fatality Along SR 87 North of Payson

Saturday, August 9, 2014 -

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DPS is investigating a single vehicle collision involving a motorcycle resulting in the death of 49 year-old Kris O Weimer of Lake Havasu City, Arizona. The collision occurred on August 9, at 10:37 a.m. along SR 87 at milepost 273. The motorcycle operator David Weimer, stated he was traveling from Williams to Payson when he lost control of the motorcycle. The motorcycle collided into the west guardrail face and his wife, passenger Kris Weimer, was thrown from the motorcycle. Kris Weimer was wearing a helmet prior to the collision however, after the impact, the helmet came off. Kris Weimer sustained head injury as a result of the collision and was deceased on scene. David Weimer was transported to Payson Regional Medical Center.

Traffic was restricted to sharing one lane from 10:37 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Last updated by Raul Garcia, Public Information Officer, at 1:18 p.m. on 08/11/2014.

Department report number 2014-031575.

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