Man Dies In Motorcycle Accident

Police say speed and alcohol were factors in a crash that killed a motorcycle rider early Sunday morning.

Shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday, a motorcycle crashed into the yard of a house on the corner of Cheyenne Boulevard and Cascade Avenue in Colorado Springs. Witnesses say they saw the orange 2003 Suzuki SV 1000 lose control and crash into a rock retaining wall in the yard of the house. The rider was not wearing a helmet.

Police believe the victim was traveling around 50-60 mph at the time of the crash.

The man’s identity has not been released.