GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- UPDATE: Police say the man was not wearing a helmet in the accident, and that the coroner will handle releasing his identity.
They also say 23 Road was closed between G and H Roads for several hours Friday night. It is now back open.
Original story: A man is dead after a motorcycle accident involving a FedEx truck. It happened Friday afternoon near 23 Road and Grand Vista Drive.
The Grand Junction Police Department believe the motorcycle may have been trying to pass the truck while they were both headed north, not knowing the truck was going to make a left turn.
They say 23 Road one block north of Interstate 70 down to Grand Vista Drive will be closed during the investigation.