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Police, fire and paramedic crews arrive at the scene of a deadly traffic crash in Colorado Springs on Thursday evening. 

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash with another vehicle at a Colorado Springs intersection Thursday evening, police said.

Just after 7 p.m. an officer witnessed a crash between a motorcycle and a Mazda hatchback at the intersection of E. Fillmore St. and Templeton Gap Road, west of Palmer Park.

Investigators determined that the hatchback hit the motorcycle while turning onto southbound Templeton Gap Road. The motorcyclist, whose name was not released, died at the scene despite immediate first aid, officials said. The driver of the hatchback was not injured.

Police did not yet know what factors contributed to the crash. No arrests were announced.

Officials said the eastbound lanes of Fillmore would be closed for several hours as investigators examined the scene and collected evidence.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more details become available.

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