Motorcyclist dead in Colorado deer accident | AspenTimes.com

Motorcyclist dead in Colorado deer accident

The Associated Press
Aspen, CO Colorado

WESTCLIFFE, Colo. – An Amarillo man has died in Colorado after his motorcycle struck a deer that ran into the road.

Pueblo County Coroner James Kramer identified the victim as 51-year-old Jeromy Parker.

The Colorado State Patrol said Parker was the lead motorcycle in a pack of nine that was traveling north on Colorado 69 near Westcliffe about 5:30 p.m. Friday, when Parker struck a deer that ran into the road.

He was rushed to a Pueblo hospital, where he died.

Two men and a women, also from Amarillo, were also injured when their bikes crashed. A 49-year-old man and a 58-year-old woman who were sharing a bike were transported from the scene to a hospital.

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