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Fatal motorcycle crash in Park County

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Posted at 9:30 PM, Sep 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-17 23:51:59-04

PARK COUNTY — An 81-year-old man has died from his injuries in a motorcycle crash on Thursday.

According to Colorado State Patrol, troopers responded to the crash just after 2 p.m. on Park County 77, 5 miles north of Highway 24.

Troopers said Lewis Cannedy of Kansas City, Kansas, was southbound on a Yamaha V-Star when he lost control in a left hand curve. He then drove off the right side of the road causing the Yamaha to roll ¼ time ejecting Cannedy.

He was transported to a hospital in Colorado Springs, where he died from his injuries.

Cannedy was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

The crash remains under investigation, and speed and alcohol were not factors in the crash.