Victim in fatal Glade Park motorcycle accident identified

By: KKCO - Email
By: KKCO - Email

The Mesa County Coroner has identified the victim of a motorcycle accident on Glade Park over the weekend.

The Coroner says 58-year-old Wayne Gitchell was killed while speeding along D-S Road.

Colorado State Patrol says he lost control and went through a barbed wire fence.

Gitchell was thrown more than 40 feet from the bike.

He was transported to the hospital where he later died.

He was wearing a helmet and alcohol is not suspected to be a factor in the crash.

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