Motorcyclist dead in 3-vehicle crash in Douglas County

Posted at 4:50 PM, Sep 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-05 20:33:10-04

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. – A motorcyclist died in a three-vehicle crash Monday afternoon near Franktown.

The crash happened on Highway 83 just south of Highway 86 just before 3 p.m.  

The motorcyclist involved in the crash was thrown from the bike and died at the scene. A helmet was found at the crash site, but it is unclear if the motorcyclist was wearing it at the time of the crash.

The roadway reopened around 6:30 p.m.