Man killed in Thornton motorcycle accident

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Motorcyclist killed in Adams County two-vehicle accident

A man has lost his life in Thornton motorcycle crash on Friday night.

The initial investigation revealed that the motorcyclist was travelling west on Thornton Parkway when it veered off the road and hit the curb in the 100 block, east of Interstate 25, in front of Thornton Police Department (TPD) headquarters.

The Adams County Coroner’s Office reported to the scene and pronounced the lone occupant of the motorcycle died. His identity has not been released pending notification of next of kin.

Thornton Parkway was closed in both directions for several hours for the investigation and reopened by 6 a.m. Saturday, TPD said.