One dead following crash at intersection of Hwy 6&50 and Independent Ave
Published: Aug. 26, 2020 at 9:10 AM MDT|Updated: Aug. 27, 2020 at 1:08 PM MDT
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT) - Just before 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday, a motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene of a crash at the intersection of Highway 50 and Independent Avenue.
Thursday, the Mesa County Coroner identified the victim as 18-year-old Alex Cochran of Fruita.
Cochran was headed westbound on 6&50 and then struck the side of a car that was turning from eastbound 6&50 to go northbound on Independent Avenue.
He was not wearing a helmet, and excessive speed is being investigated as a possible factor.
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