Police identify two killed in motorcycle crash on Academy Boulevard

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Police have identified the two people who were killed in a motorcycle crash on Academy Boulevard Friday night.

The crash 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 and died on the scene. The driver has been identified as Benjamin Lamle, 26, of Colorado Springs. The passenger has been identified as Robert Phillips III, 44, also of Colorado Springs.

Police said no charges will be filed against the driver of the van.

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