Fatal motorcycle accident

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A motorcycle rests on a canal bank where a rider ran off 18 1/2 Road east of Fruita sometime Friday night. A ditch rider discovered the accident Saturday morning and found the body in the canal at 17 1/2 road. The fatal accident is being investigated by the Fruita Police Department.

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