Deadly crash involving a motorcyclist southeast of Colorado Springs in the Lorson Ranch neighborhood

A serious crash involving a motorcycle on Fontaine in the Lorson Ranch neighborhood. 10/12/19.
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EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - Colorado State Patrol is investigating a deadly crash involving a motorcyclist in El Paso County.

The crash happened at about 2:15 p.m. along Fontaine in the Lorson Ranch neighborhood. The area is southeast of Colorado Springs. Fontaine was closed at Lamine Drive.

A motorcyclist struck a utility truck. At least one person died.

Early into the investigation authorities believe the truck turned left in front of the motorcyclist. At this time it is unclear if the driver of the truck will face any charges as the crash is still under investigation. Police have determined that speed and alcohol were not factors in the crash.

The motorcyclist was identified as 33-year-old Franklyn Beckwith of Colorado Springs. The driver of the truck was identified as 22-year-old Jose De La Cruz-De Los Santos of Colorado Springs. Beckwith was reportedly not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

Fontaine Boulevard was reopened just before 6 p.m.