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Motorcyclist dies in collision with animal near Shiprock

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A motorcyclist from Colorado was killed after running into a sheep in the road south of Shiprock on Monday.

Robert Curt Wolf, 57, of Arvada, Colorado, was traveling south on N.M. 491 near mile post 107 on his Harley-Davidson when the crash occurred around 1 p.m., according to a New Mexico State Police news release.

“Wolf was ejected from the motorcycle and transported by emergency medical personnel to an area hospital,” where he died, State Police said.

The agency said the crash remains under investigation.

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