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Motorcyclist identified after fatal crash in Colorado Springs last month

Posted at 5:17 PM, Dec 29, 2023
and last updated 2024-01-05 23:18:42-05

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The motorcyclist who died after a crash at N. Nevada Ave. and E. Williamette Ave. has been identified, according to the Colorado Springs Police Department. It happened around 4:30 p.m. Fri. Dec. 29 just north of Downtown Colorado Springs.

Northbound N. Nevada Ave. was closed at E. Williamette Ave. for about three hours after the crash that evening.

The El Paso County Coroner's Office has identified the victim as 40-year-old Alexander King.

Police say that King was speeding on northbound N. Nevada Ave. and passing vehicles while another vehicle was attempting to enter the intersection.

They say that driver saw King attempt to hit the brakes on his motorcycle, but he lost control. According to police, King was taken to the hospital where he later died. They also say he was not wearing a helmet at the time of a crash.


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