COLORADO SPRINGS, CO. (THECOUNT) — Franklin Beckwith has been identified as the victim killed in a motorcycle crash in Colorado Springs Saturday, according to reports.

Beckwith, 33, was operating a motorcycle near his Fiddle Way home in Colorado Springs, when the fatal incident occurred Saturday.


On Saturday afternoon, Colorado State Patrol responded to reports of a fatal crash near Fontaine and Lamine, in Colorado Springs. When they arrived, they discovered Beckwith suffering from crash injuries.

22-year-old Jose De La Cruz-De Los Santos was driving a Ram 3500 before turning left in front of a Yamaha motorcycle driven Beckwith, reports News21.

Beckwith was pronounced dead on scene of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the violent cras, according to the accident report.

Speed nor alcohol appeared to be factors in the crash, say officials.

The crash remains under investigation.

Geo quick facts: Colorado Springs, at an elevation of 6,035 ft., is a city in Colorado at the eastern foot of the Rocky Mountains. It lies near glacier-carved Pikes Peak, a landmark in Pike National Forest with hiking trails and a cog railway leading to its 14,114-ft. summit. The city’s Garden of the Gods park features iconic red-sandstone formations and mountain views – wikipedia.