Speed and alcohol suspected in deadly Colorado Springs motorcycle crash

A motorcycle rider died more than a week after a crash in Colorado Springs. Photo taken Aug. 4, 2019, the rider died on Aug. 15.
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - More than a week after a serious motorcycle crash in Colorado Springs the rider succumbed to his injuries.

Colorado Springs police believe excessive speed and alcohol impairment are suspected factors in the crash that claimed the life of 41-year-old Anthony Moore of Black Forest. Investigators believe Moore was traveling southbound on I-25 on Aug. 4 at about 1:18 a.m. when he lost control of his motorcycle at the Martin Luther King Jr. Bypass.

Moore went off the left side of the road, was thrown from his motorcycle and taken to the hospital. Moore was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, according to police, and died on Thursday.

Moore's death marks the 27th traffic-related fatality in Colorado Springs this year.