Two killed in motorcycle crash on Academy Boulevard

Two people were killed in a motorcycle crash on North Academy Boulevard Friday night. / Brett Roberts - FOX21 News
Two people were killed in a motorcycle crash on North Academy Boulevard Friday night. / Brett Roberts - FOX21 News

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Two people were killed in a motorcycle crash on Academy Boulevard Friday night, according to police.

It happened around 10 p.m. on southbound Academy Boulevard north of the intersection with Austin Bluffs Parkway. Police said a motorcycle was speeding down Academy when it hit the back of a van that was also headed southbound on Academy.

The driver and passenger of the motorcycle were both ejected. They died on the scene. Their names have not been released.

The driver of the van was not injured.

Police said speed and alcohol are both suspected to be factors in the crash. The driver of the motorcycle was wearing a helmet, according to police. The passenger was not.

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