Colorado Springs News, Sports & Business

Gazette Premium Content Colorado Springs motorcyclist dies in crash on U.S. 50

The Gazette - Updated: August 28, 2013 at 9:55 pm

A Colorado Springs man died Wednesday morning when the motorcycle he was driving crashed into a pickup truck on U.S. 50 in Howard, west of Canon City, the Colorado State Patrol said.

Christopher Gunderson, 46, died at the scene, the state patrol said. He was wearing a helmet and eye protection.

Gunderson was westbound on the highway about 9 a.m. when he came upon a pickup that was stopped to make a left turn into a private drive, troopers said. The motorcyclist lost control and was thrown off and into the truck, troopers said.

The pickup was driven by Stephanie Jones, 33, of Coaldale. She was not injured.

The state patrol said inattentiveness and following too closely were factors in the crash, which remains under investigation.

Comment Policy

Colorado Springs Gazette has disabled the comments for this article.
You've reached 4 FREE premium stories this month

Simply register to continue. It's free.

Register Learn more

Already registered? Click here to login.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
SEP
17
SEP
18
SEP
19
SEP
20
SEP
21
SEP
22
SEP
23
SEP
24
SEP
25
SEP
26
SEP
27
SEP
28
SEP
29
SEP
30
Advertisement