COLORADO SPRINGS — Colorado Springs police have identified the motorcyclist killed in Friday night's crash on Rangewood Drive, north of Briargate Blvd.
When they arrived on scene police said the victim, 31-year-old Jajuan Richardson of Fountain, was dead.
According to police, a large group of motorcycles were traveling southbound on Rangewood Dr, when Richardson hit a curb while turning. He was ejected from his motorcycle and pronounced dead on scene. Authorities said he was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
This is the 23rd traffic fatality in Colorado Springs in 2019, the 5th involving a motorcycle. There were 25 traffic fatalities this time last year.
Police say at this time speeding or a speed contest are not considered factors in the crash.