On Sunday, September 24th at 10:50 p.m., Bullhead City emergency crews responded to an accident where a pickup truck hit a motorcyclist at Highway 95 and Central Ave. Fire Department paramedics advised that the motorcyclist, Darryl James Tuttle, 45 of Fort Mohave, was deceased at the scene.
The driver of the pickup truck, Page Nichole Carleton, 23 of Bullhead City, was traveling northbound on the highway, crossed into oncoming traffic and struck the southbound motorcyclist. Carleton was taken to the hospital for a blood draw on suspicion of DUI-marijuana.
Carleton was arrested for manslaughter, second-degree murder, and DUI. She was booked into the Mohave County Jail in Kingman.