Man Dies In June 1 Motorcycle Accident North Of Strawberry


Richard Fouts, 62, of Fountain Hills died in a motorcycle accident June 1, on Highway 87, north of Strawberry.

Fouts was southbound when he hit a guardrail above Strawberry, according to Officer Jimmy Simmons of the Payson office of the Department of Public Safety.

"He was ejected and the motorcycle continued on about 450 feet," Simmons said.

The cause of the accident appears to have been speed, Simmons said.

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