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Motorcyclist killed in Monday night crash identified

Fatal Crash
Posted at 3:25 PM, Jul 23, 2019

COLORADO SPRINGS — Colorado Springs Police have released the identity of the motorcyclist who was killed in a crash Monday night, 7/22.

Accoridng to CSPD, the driver has been identified as 39-year-old Ehren Schultze of Colorado Springs.

CSPD said preliminary information suggests he was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. The crash is still under investigation.

Police were first notiifed of a single vehicle crash in the 1400 block of North Academy Blvd. around 9:30 p.m. Monday night. Officers responded to the scene and found Mr. Schultze dead upon arrival.

CSPD said their preliminary investigation revealed the motorcycle was travel ling northbound on Academy and failed to negotiate the curve of East San Miguel St. The bike struck the curb and Schultze was thrown off the bike.

This is the 25th traffic fatality in the Springs in 2019 and the 6th involving a motorcycle, accroding to CSPD.

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