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Man killed, woman in critical condition after crash involving car and motorcycle in Aurora, police say

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Posted at 9:22 PM, Jul 06, 2023
and last updated 2023-07-06 23:22:46-04

AURORA, Colo. – A man was killed and a woman was left in critical condition following a crash involving a car and motorcycle early Thursday afternoon in Aurora.

Police responded to a report of a crash on E. Quincy Ave. and S. Jasper St. at around 1:20 p.m. At the scene, officers found three victims.

An investigation revealed a 2003 Saturn station wagon driven by a 51-year-old Aurora woman who was with her adult daughter, was turning left from Jasper onto westbound E. Quincy Ave. when it was struck by a 2005 Honda motorcycle going east on E. Quincy Ave. A 19-year-old man was driving the 2005 Honda motorcycle.

All three were taken to a hospital where the 19-year-old succumbed to his injuries, according to police. The driver of the Saturn suffered life-threatening injuries. Her daughter is in stable condition.

Speed is believed to be a factor in the deadly crash.

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Police said the westbound lanes on E. Quincy Ave. were closed for nearly two hours and opened back up at approximately 3:30 p.m.

APD Traffic Investigators will examine the scene to determine the cause of the crash and any contributing factors.

If you witnessed this crash, or have dash-camera footage, and have not yet spoken to police, please reach out to Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720.913.7867.

The crash marks the 34th traffic-related death this year in Aurora, police said.

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