2 Killed In Head-On Motorcycle Crash Near Horsethooth Reservoir
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4) – Two were men were killed Sunday after a head-on collision involving two motorcycles near Horsetooth Reservoir west of Fort Collins.
According to the Colorado State Patrol, at approximately 2 p.m. Ryan M. Gorter, 28, of Boulder was riding a motorcycle westbound on Larimer County Road 38E when he crossed over the center line and crashed head on with a motorcycle driven by Rick Ross, 55, of Loveland.
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Both men were ejected from their motorcycles. Gorter died at the scene and Ross was taken to the hospital where he died.
Troopers don’t believe alcohol or drugs were a factor in the crash, but excessive speed may have played a role.