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Police identify motorcyclist killed in crash on Rangewood Drive

Posted: 6:09 PM, Jul 15, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-15 20:10:14-04
Motorcyclist dead following crash on Rangewood Drive

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.