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Man seriously injured after motorcycle crash in Otero County

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Colorado State Patrol said both alcohol and speed were a factor in a crash which seriously injured a motorcycle rider on Highway 266 east of Rocky Ford Friday. 

Troopers said 48-year-old Melecio Baca crashed a 2017 Suzuki motorcycle around 5:20 p.m. Friday. CSP said he was ejected from the motorcycle .

He suffered serious injuries and was transported to the Arkansas Regional Medical Center before being transferred to Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs. 

Troopers also said he was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

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