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Posted on: August 13, 2017

Motorcyclist killed in traffic crash

On Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017 at about 2:53 p.m., Brighton Officers were notified of a traffic crash involving a Harley Davidson motorcycle and a Chevrolet Suburban. Both vehicles were southbound on US Hwy 85 at 124th Avenue. The motorcycle was stopped for a red traffic signal at the intersection. The Suburban failed to stop and ran into the motorcycle. The motorcyclist died at the scene.

The driver of the Suburban, 33-year-old Brian Charles White of Castle Rock, was arrested for vehicular homicide. Drug use may be a factor in this crash. The charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until or unless proven guilty.

The identity of the motorcyclist is not being released until the family is notified.

For more information, contact Sgt. Kohn at 303-655-2306.

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