2 N.M. residents die in Colorado motorcycle crash
IGNACIO, Colorado ” The Colorado State Patrol says two New Mexico residents were killed when a motorcycle drove off a highway outside Ignacio.
Troopers say 33-year-old Bart A. Jaqua of Farmington, N.M., lost control of the 1977 Kawasaki on Colorado 172 at about noon Tuesday. Jaqua and his passenger, 30-year-old Raylene McDonald of Blanco, N.M., were killed.
Troopers say neither was wearing a helmet.
Authorities say 46-year-old Ricky Fatigoni of Ignacio was killed at the same spot on Friday when his car left the highway. Authorities say he was the only person in the car and wasn’t wearing a seat belt.
Both crashes are under investigation.
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Ignacio is 15 miles southeast of Durango and 220 miles southwest of Denver.