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Motorcyclist killed in suspected DUI-related crash, pickup driver arrested

Posted: 12:30 PM, Jun 22, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-27 21:41:28-04

COLORADO SPRINGS – A motorcyclist was killed overnight in a crash involving a suspected DUI driver on the northeast side of Colorado Springs.

On Monday, Colorado Springs police identified the rider as 29-year-old Nathaniel Thomas of Colorado Springs. There were two motorcycles heading north on Voyager Pkwy when a truck took a left turn in their path while heading to Ridgeline Drive, according to police. Both motorcycles hit the truck.

Gregory Sundgaard<figcaption class="wp-caption-text" id="caption-attachment-291191">Gregory Sundgaard is charged with vehicular homicide for the death of a motorcyclist in Colorado Springs.

The motorcyclist was declared dead on the scene while the second was not injured. The driver of the pickup, 55-year-old Gregory Sundgaard, was not injured. However, Colorado Springs Police arrested Sungaard on a charge of vehicular homicide.

Sundgaard is being held on a $10,000 bond. He’s expected in court this week to hear the charges against him.

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Fatal crash on Voyager<figcaption class="wp-caption-text" id="caption-attachment-289931">A motorcyclist was killed when a suspected DUI driver turned in front of the rider, according to Colorado Springs Police. (KOAA)