APD identifies motorcyclist killed in NE Heights on Monday

Posted at: 10/09/2012 11:11 AM
Updated at: 10/11/2012 3:11 PM
By: KOB.com staff

Albuquerque police have identified the motorcyclist killed Monday night in the Northeast Heights as Lukas Phipps, 30.

The crash that killed Phipps happened Monday night at 6:30 in the intersection of Spain and Tramway NE.

The crash involved two vehicles - a white Ford pickup truck being driven by Louis Weichman, 58, and a black Suzuki motorcycle driven by Phipps.

Although he was wearing a helment, Phipps was pronounced dead at the scene.

Weichman was not injured.

The investigation into the causes of this crash are ongoing.

Alcohol does not appear to be a factor.

The case will be forwarded to the District Attorney for determination of charges.