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Motorcyclist dies in Pueblo County crash

Fatal Crash
Posted at 8:13 AM, Jun 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-16 10:13:59-04

PUEBLO COUNTY — A 74-year-old motorcyclist who was not wearing a helmet died in a crash on Colorado 96, according to Colorado State Patrol.

Troopers said Earl Prado was traveling westbound on Highway 96 on his motorcycle when he was making a left-hand curve and traveled off the right side of the road.

He went down a "steep enbankment" and was thrown off his motorcycle, according to CSP. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

State Patrol does not suspect drugs or alcohol are a factor in this crash and the investigation is ongoing.