A 40-year-old man died after his motorcycle crashed in Pueblo on Wednesday, according to the Pueblo Police Department.
Police responded to the scene of the crash about 9 p.m. at the intersection of 8th Street and Ogden Avenue, police said in a tweet on the department’s Twitter page.
The man was transported to a hospital, where he later died, police said. The cause of the crash is still under investigation, but authorities believe alcohol and speed may have been factors.
The rider of the motorcycle that was involved in the accident at 8th and Ogden has succumbed to his injuries. The male was 40 years old. While the cause of the accident remains under investigation, officers believe alcohol and speed may have been factors.— Pueblo Police Dept (@PuebloPolice1) July 11, 2019
In Colorado Springs, four people died in motorcycle crashes this year, three of which happened within a 12-day stretch:
- July 2: Matthew Headley, 28, died after he was thrown off his motorcycle when it hit a curb on Tutt Boulevard near Alderney Way.
- June 21: Nathaniel Thomas, 29, died after his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck.
- June 24: Christian Ward, 26, died four days after he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed near South Circle and Verde drives.
- April 27: Mark Davis, 60, was killed after his motorcycle crossed a double yellow line to pass other cars while speeding on a road near Peterson Air Force Base. He died after he was hit by an oncoming car.