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Motorcyclist dies in crash near Airport Industrial Park

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Posted at 4:49 PM, Jun 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-25 18:49:35-04

PUEBLO — According to the Pueblo County Sheriff's office, a motorcyclist has died in a crash near Airport Industrial Park on Wednesday.

24-year-old Julian Gallegos lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into a van near the intersection of Eaton Way and William White Boulevard around 3:30 p.m., per officials.

Pueblo County Sheriff’s Deputies say that Gallegos was driving a 2000 Kawasaki motorcycle westbound at a high rate of speed when he lost control of the bike.

Gallegos then crashed into a 2001 Dodge Caravan that was turning on to William White Boulevard.

The driver of the van was uninjured.

Officials believe that speed was a factor in the crash.