• March 22, 2019

One Killed in Pueblo County Highway 45 Crash

One Killed in Pueblo County Highway 45 CrashPUEBLO COUNTY - A vehicle accident on Highway 45 in Pueblo County left one woman dead and a man seriously injured.

Colorado State Patrol responded to the crash on Wednesday afternoon around 12:30 p.m. The accident happened at the intersection of Highway 45 and Spaulding Ave. A Ford Focus was traveling southbound while a Chevrolet S-10 headed northbound on Highway 45. The driver of the Ford, attempting a left-hand turn onto Spaulding Ave., turned in front of the S-10 truck. As a result, the vehicles collided.

The driver of the Ford was 69-year-old Betty Stockman of Pueblo West. She suffered massive injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The 53-year old Pueblo man who was driving the truck was seriously injured but expected to recover. His name was not released.

Both drivers were wearing seat-belts at the time of the collision. Police are investigating the cause behind the crash, but alcohol and drugs are not suspected.

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Source: Fox 21 News

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