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Teenage motorcyclist killed in collision with truck in Brighton

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BRIGHTON, Colo. — A collision between a pickup truck and a motorcycle left one man dead Tuesday morning, the Brighton Police Department said.

The fatal crash happened at the intersection of 50th Avenue and Bridge Street about 11:50 a.m.

Police said witnesses told officers the motorcycle was traveling westbound on Bridge Street when it collided with a truck making a left turn from eastbound Bridge Street onto northbound 50th Avenue.

Police said there is no indication that drugs or alcohol were a factor in the crash.

The motorcyclist was identified only as an 18-year-old man. He was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

His identity will be given after the notification of family.

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