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Kathleen Morrisey, 60, killed and man injured in motorcycle crash on Highway 145 near Telluride in San Miguel County, Colorado
Deputies with the San Miguel sheriff's office believe the driver failed to negotiate a left-hand turn on Highway 145 near Windy Point and lost control.
The driver, a 64-year-old-man, was found injured in the roadway. The passenger, a 60-year-old woman, was found about 30 yards down a steep embankment.
After CPR and other life-saving measures were attempted, that patient, a 60 year-old woman from Durango, was pronounced dead on the scene. Traffic was stopped on the highway as emergency personnel responded.
A sheriff’s department spokesperson identified the deceased woman as Kathleen Morrisey.