Motorcyclist killed in Colorado Springs crash

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash in southeastern Colorado Springs Thursday night. / Kody Fisher - FOX21 News
A motorcyclist was killed in a crash in southeastern Colorado Springs Thursday night. / Kody Fisher - FOX21 News

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. —  A motorcyclist was killed in a crash in southeastern Colorado Springs Thursday night.

It happened at approximately 7 p.m. in the intersection of Chelton Road and Jet Wing Drive. Police said the motorcycle was headed south on Jet Wing Drive when it hit a van that was turning left from northbound Jet Wing Drive onto Chelton Road.

The motorcyclist, 42-year-old Coby Lovato, died of his injuries.

The crash caused the van to roll onto its side. Three people from the van were sent to the hospital. As of Thursday night, one was in critical condition and two were stable.

Police said speed is believed to be a factor in the crash.

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