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Fatal crash at Carefree Highway intersection

Staff Report~ 5/28/2014

CAVE CREEK – An accident at the Carefree Highway/Cave Creek Road intersection took the life of 28-year-old Brandon Fossum.
On May 21, about 7 a.m., Maricopa County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene of a motorcycle/SUV accident. It is believed that while attempting to make a left turn, the driver of the SUV entered the traffic lane of the motorcycle driver, and the two collided. The intersection was shut down for several hours that day as the crash was investigated.
MCSO reports that the investigation into the crash is ongoing but that there has been no indication that impairment was a factor in the accident. Speed has not been ruled out as a factor for the crash on the part of either party. At this time, no criminal charges are pending.