Motorcyclist Dies In Accident

A motorcyclist has died after troopers say he crashed his bike. He has been identified as 40-year-old Michael Earhart of Pueblo.

The accident happened on the Highway 50 Business Loop, east of pueblo after 5 p.m. Sunday. The road was shut down for a few hours.

State patrol says he lost control of his bike and crashed.
We asked troopers if the blowing dust played a part in the accident, but right now only speed in being investigated as a cause.

Troopers say Earhart was not wearing a helmet.