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Speeding motorcyclist killed in crash, Commerce City police say

Posted at 1:39 PM, Oct 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-20 17:15:36-04

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – A speeding motorcyclist was killed in a crash involving a parked car in Commerce City Monday night, according to the Commerce City Police Department.

The crash occurred around 7:20 p.m. in the 9200 block of Heinz Way.

Police said in a news release on Tuesday that the motorcyclist, driving at a high rate of speed southbound on Heinz Way, failed to navigate a turn and struck a parked vehicle.

The male victim, who was identified as 21-year-old Dre'veion Sanford, of Commerce City, was pronounced deceased at the scene, police said.

They are investigating to see if alcohol was a contributing factor.

Editor's note on Wednesday, Oct. 20: This story has been updated with the identity of the motorcyclist.