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Manitou Springs Police investigating fatal motorcycle accident

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Posted at 5:59 AM, Sep 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-05 10:57:20-04

MANITOU SPRINGS — The Manitou Springs Police Department is investigating a fatal motorcycle accident that happened Wednesday night.

Authorities said the single-vehicle accident took place just before 11:30 p.m. near the Manitou Avenue overpass on West Highway 24. Officers said the motorcyclist who died was a 40-year-old male.

Police closed down westbound Highway 24 at the Manitou Avenue exit overnight, but it was reopened.

MSPD said they have not determined if speed or alcohol were factors in the crash.

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