Motorcyclist run over, killed on southbound I-225 near Iliff

AURORA, Colo. - A motorcyclist was run over on Interstate 225 Friday morning and killed.

Aurora Police said the motorcyclist and a van were driving southbound on the highway when they slowed for traffic.

The motorcycle either clipped the van or almost clipped the van and lost control, according to Lt. Jeff Turner.

Turner said the motorcycle fell over in the right lane and a semi-truck ran over the rider.

The motorcyclist was wearing a helmet, but he died. The truck driver stayed at the scene.

SB I-225 was closed at Mississippi for about four hours. It reopened at 9:45 a.m.