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Man dies in motorcycle crash Saturday evening

The crash happened near the intersection of Pena Boulevard and East 40th Avenue.

AURORA, Colo. — The Aurora Police Department (APD) was investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that happened Saturday evening near the intersection of Pena Boulevard and East 40th Avenue.

About 7:25 p.m. Saturday, officers responded to the scene and found the rider of a motorcycle, a man, dead, according to a release from APD.

Police believe the motorcyclist was traveling southbound on Pena Boulevard east of East 40th Avenue when he hit a guardrail and was thrown from his motorcycle.

Police said it was unknown whether speed or alcohol were a factor in the fatal crash.

The Adams County Coroner's Office will release the name of the motorcyclist once positive identification has been made and next of kin has been notified, police said.

Police asked that anyone with information about this crash call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.

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