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Colorado Springs man killed in Friday's second motorcycle accident

Published On: Jul 27 2013 09:03:44 AM CDT   Updated On: Jul 27 2013 09:22:29 AM CDT
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A Colorado Springs man was killed in a motorcycle crash Friday night.

The Colorado State Patrol said 29-year-old Spencer Shipley was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident happened at the intersection of Powers Boulevard. and Crestera Parkway around 9:45 p.m. Friday.

Authorities said a dump truck was stopped at a stop sign on Crestera. The truck tried to make a left turn onto Powers.

Shipley was heading north on Powers when his motorcycle hit the left side of the turning dump truck.

Shipley was wearing a helmet and eye protection at the time of the crash.

The state patrol said alcohol, drugs and speed were not factors in the accident. However, they are continuing their investigation.


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