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Motorcyclist killed, passenger seriously injured in in crash at Colfax and I-25

DENVER — A crash involving a motorcycle on East Colfax Avenue at Interstate 25 killed one person just as the afternoon commute started Tuesday, the Denver Police Department said.

The crash, which also involved a truck, happened about 3:25 p.m. in the eastbound lanes.

The driver of the motorcycle, a man in his mid-20s, was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

A passenger on the motorcycle, a woman, suffered serious injuries.

There were major delays on Colfax during the investigation.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.