Thornton police are searching for the driver of a Ford Explorer who fled the scene after he slammed into a motorcycle, killing a 32-year-old biker.
Police say Justin John Steven Goodman, of Denver, was thrown off his motorcycle and died at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet, Thornton police said.Goodman was heading westbound on 88th Avenue when an eastbound SUV turning left at Colorado Boulevard struck the motorcycle and took off, police said. This happened just before 9 p.m.
Justin John Steven Goodman was killed when his motorcycle was hit by an SUV driver who fled the scene.
Witnesses describe the driver of the SUV as a Hispanic man in his mid-to-late 20s with a stocky build. The SUV police are searching for is a 1990s model Ford Explorer. It is red and now has left front fender and grill damage. It is also missing a left front headlight.If you have any information, you're asked to call Thornton police at (720) 872-6133.
Police released this composite picture of the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident in Thornton.