Deadly Motorcycle Accident

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A Colorado Springs man died Tuesday when a driver reportedly made a left turn in front of his motorcycle.

Police say Shannon Reece, 48, was riding east on Research Parkway. The driver of a 2008 Jeep Wrangler was apparently trying to turn left off of westbound Research onto Chapel Hills Drive.

Reece was wearing a helmet. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident happened at 4:50 p.m. at the intersection of Research and Chapel Hills. The area was closed for hours while crews responded.

The accident is under investigation.