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A motorcyclist was killed in a crash after going off the side of a mountainous road near Saguaro National Park, West Wednesday afternoon, officials say.

The crash happened about 3 p.m. near Picture Rocks and Wade Road, said Deputy James Allerton, a spokesman for the Pima County Sheriff's Department.

Randy Davis, 61, was pronounced dead at the scene, Allerton said.

Traffic detectives are investigating.

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No additional information was released.

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Shaq is a public safety reporter and the Road Runner columnist, keeping readers up to date on transportation news. In 2017, he started as an apprentice and later worked part-time until graduating from the UA and being offered a full-time position in 2018.