Motorcyclist dies in crash near Morrison

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. – A man was killed after a motorcycle accident on Highway 74 Sunday.

Colorado State Patrol said the accident happened just after 11:30 a.m. in the westbound lane of the highway, just west of Morrison.

Authorities said the motorcycle’s rider was pronounced dead at the scene. The man was the only victim of the crash.

Highway 74 was closed in both directions until 2 p.m.