Carbondale man dies in motorcycle crash
October 3, 2010
CARBONDALE – A 55-year-old Carbondale man died Saturday afternoon in a motorcycle crash on Highway 133, according to the Colorado State Patrol.
David Newcomb was heading south on the highway on his Harley Davidson motorcycle when he went off the right side of the road and traveled 231 feet. Newcomb, who was not wearing a helmet, was ejected off the bike, according to the patrol. The bike rolled 2 1/4 times. Newcomb was pronounced dead at the scene.
The crash occurred 20 miles south of Carbondale.
The accident remains under investigation. Alcohol and speed are not considered to be contributing factors in the crash, the patrol said.
The Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office, Carbondale Fire Department, Colorado Department of Transportation and Shaun’s Towing Service also responded to the scene.