An April 29 motorcycle fatality in Bullhead City is under investigation. Bullhead City police spokeswoman Emily Fromelt said it is believed that Jolana Sopel, 59, Colorado, suffered a medical episode and was unconscious when the Toyota pickup truck she was operating crossed into oncoming traffic on Highway 95 near Retail Way at about 4:00 p.m.
Fromelt said the southbound pickup truck struck a motorcycle driven by Braxton Douglas Lefton, 24, Simi Valley, California and Lefton’s motorcycle then struck another occupied by his friends, Robert Luna, 29, and Sierra Lineberger, , also of Simi Valley. Fromelt said Lefton was rushed to Western Arizona Regional Medical Center where he later died.
Fromelt said Luna, Lineberger and Sopel were transported to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries.