The Wyoming Highway Patrol investigated a hit-and-run fatal crash that occurred Friday morning, and is asking for the public’s help finding the suspect. Sixty-one-year-old Jose Blea was northbound on Interstate 25 on his 1970 Honda motorcycle just north of the Colorado border just after 7:00 a.m. No witnesses to the crash have come forward

Evidence at the scene indicates Blea’s motorcycle was struck from behind in the northbound lane. The collision caused the motorcycle and the rider to catapult off the right side of the roadway and down an embankment. Blea came to rest approximately 30 feet east of the roadway and the motorcycle came to rest approximately 65 feet east of Blea, who was not wearing a helmet, and was found dead at the scene. At this time the other vehicle and driver has not been located or identified.

The WHP is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect and/or a vehicle involved in this hit and run fatality crash. If you have ANY information please call the Patrol at 1-800-442-9090 to talk to a Patrol dispatcher. At this time the exact time of the crash is unknown however, probably occurred during darkness on late Thursday evening or early Friday morning.