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Missouri Man Dies In Colorado Motorcycle Crash

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FAIRPLAY, Colo. (AP) – Authorities say a Missouri man riding a motorcycle died after colliding with a tractor-trailer in Colorado.

The Colorado State Patrol says 56-year-old Victor Leutwyler of Jefferson City was ejected from his Harley Davidson after the crash and became trapped in the rear dual tires of the trailer. The crash happened Monday afternoon in Park County.

Investigators say Leutwyler was speeding and improperly passing other vehicles when the accident happened. He was not wearing a helmet.

The driver of the trailer was not hurt.

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