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Crash kills motorcycle rider in Lakewood

Motorcycle crash at 6th and Wadsworth in Lakewood. July 26, 2012

Motorcycle crash at 6th and Wadsworth in Lakewood. July 26, 2012

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A 30-year-old man riding a motorcycle was killed Thursday afternoon in a crash on Wadsworth Blvd.

Police say he was traveling northbound on Wadsworth near 6th Ave. when he tried to stop at a red light. Something caused him to lose control and his motorcycle flipped end over end several times.

Investigators are looking into what caused that to happen. Witnesses told them he did not appear to be going very fast.

Paramedics took him to St. Anthony Hospital where he died.