Motorcyclist killed in evening crash

Tower Fatal Motorcycle Crash

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Police say a motorcyclist was killed after a single-vehicle crash in southwest Albuquerque Monday.

According to APD, the motorcyclist was driving east on Tower on the south side shoulder when his motorcycle struck the raised curb. The man was thrown from the motorcycle and suffered severe head trauma. He was later pronounced dead at a hospital.

Officials say he was not wearing a helmet.

The identity of the motorcyclist has not been released at this time. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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