Motorcyclist dies after crash in western Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A motorcyclist has died from injuries sustained in a crash on Garden of the Gods Road earlier this week.

The two-vehicle crash happened around 6:40 p.m. Sunday on eastbound Garden of the Gods Road at Centennial Boulevard. The driver of the motorcycle, 27-year-old Joseph Gerardo, was hospitalized with serious injuries. He died from his injuries on Tuesday.

The other driver involved in the crash was not injured.

Police said this is the 20th traffic-related fatality in Colorado Springs this year. At this time last year, there were 22.

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