Deadly motorcycle accident; second fatal crash in Pueblo area within hours
A man was ejected and killed in a motorcycle crash late Thursday night, just hours after another fatal crash in the Pueblo area.
Around 10:15 p.m., Colorado State Patrol responded to a fatal crash on Highway 50, one mile east of Purcell Blvd. Troopers determined a motorcycle was traveling in the left lane of westbound HW-50 at a high rate of speed.It reportedly collided into the back of a car also traveling westbound in the left lane.
The driver of the motorcycle was ejected and pronounced dead on scene. He has been identified by troopers as 24-year-old Jason Sims of Colorado Springs. He was wearing a helmet.
The 19-year-old driver of the other car involved, and the passenger inside, were not injured. Speed is a factor in this crash.
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