A 49-year-old Arvada woman died in a single-vehicle motorcycle wreck on southbound State Highway 85, about half a mile south of Fort Lupton, around 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 27. Fort Lupton’s Police Department and Fire Protection District, along with the Colorado State Patrol, responded to the call.
Fort Lupton Police Chief Ken Poncelow said the woman lost control of her motorcycle and was ejected from the bike into the cable fencing in the median. Poncelow said she was wearing a helmet but it came off during the crash. She was pronounced dead at the scene.