Cheyenne Motorcycle Crash Leaves One Dead
A 33 year old Cheyenne man was killed Sunday afternoon after his motorcycle collided with an SUV.
Cheyenne Police Department spokesman Lt. Rob Dafoe says Michael Douglas was southbound on Van Buren on a Yamaha R-1 motorcycle. He was behind an SUV driven by 60 year old Cheyenne resident Riggs Zuiker. When Zuiker slowed to make a left hand turn, Douglas tried to pass Zuiker’s vehicle on the left and his motorcycle struck the SUV,
Dafoe says Douglas was declared dead at the scene. Zuiker was not injured in the crash. Dafoe said it is unknown whether or not Douglas was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. Dafoe said they don’t believe alcohol and or drugs were a factor in the crash.
The crash remains under investigation.