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Motorcycle crash kills Lakewood man early morning June 16

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By AJ Vicens

A 24-year-old man died June 16 after crashing his motorcycle in South Jeffco.

Mitchell Marsolek of Lakewood was driving his motorcycle southbound on South Holland Way at about 2 a.m. when he drifted off the west side of the road, causing the motorcycle to roll near the intersection with West Maplewood Place, according to the Colorado State Patrol. Marsolek was thrown off the motorcycle and collided with multiple objects, sustaining serious injuries. He was transported to Swedish Medical Center in Englewood and pronounced dead at 2:35 a.m.

Alcohol and speed could have led to the crash, according to the State Patrol.

Marsolek was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

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