Motorcyclist Killed in Farmington Crash

The driver of the motorcycle, Donald Brandenburg (53 of Farmington), was traveling westbound on 20th Street on a 2007 Harley Davidson. Keaton Blair (31 of Farmington) was driving a 2011 Infinity SUV southbound on Cochiti Avenue. Blair was attempting to make a right hand turn onto 20th Street when he pulled out in front of Brandenburg, causing Brandenburg to strike the driver side of the SUV.

From Farmington Police:

On 10/26/17 at approximately 1755 hours, Farmington Police Officers were dispatched to a traffic crash at the intersection of Cochiti Avenue and 20th Street. The crash involved an SUV and a motorcycle. The motorcycle driver was pronounced dead on scene.

 

The driver of the motorcycle, Donald Brandenburg (53 of Farmington), was traveling westbound on 20th Street on a 2007 Harley Davidson. Keaton Blair (31 of Farmington) was driving a 2011 Infinity SUV southbound on Cochiti Avenue. Blair was attempting to make a right hand turn onto 20th Street when he pulled out in front of Brandenburg, causing Brandenburg to strike the driver side of the SUV.

 

The investigation is still pending; however, alcohol does not appear to be a contributing factor for either driver.

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