Motorcyclist killed in Colorado Springs crash


This story has been updated with the victim’s name.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A motorcyclist was killed in a crash south of downtown Colorado Springs Thursday morning, according to police.

Police said the crash happened just before 10 a.m. at the intersection of Brookside Street and Dorchester Drive, which is in the Ivywild area south of downtown. Police said a large work truck was turning left from westbound Brookside onto southbound Dorchester. A motorcycle hit the right side of the truck and then slid under the front of another car, according to police.

The motorcyclist was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. He has been identified as Paul Bilardo, 33, of Colorado Springs.

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