Oct 31, 2010 12:04 PM by James H Egbert

CSP Investigating Fatal Traffic Accident

Colorado State Patrol has released it's partial investigation findings on a fatal traffic accident that occurred at approximately 4:40pm Saturday evening. Fountain Police and Emergency crews responded to the report of a two car traffic accident at the intersection of Fontaine Blvd and Marksheffel Road involving a yellow Hummer H2 and green Mazda 6.

CSP reports that the yellow Hummer driven by a 33 year old female, was traveling South on Marksheffel when the green Mazda being driven by a 23 year old female was traveling East on Fontaine when the driver of the Mazda Failed to stop before entering the intersection then being struck broad side by the Hummer.

Emergency crews requested flight for life services but the driver of the Mazda died at the scene before they could arrive. Both drivers were wearing seat belts and according to CSP, drugs and alcohol did not appear to be factors in the accident. The driver of the hummer was transported, treated and released for minor injuries. The accident is still under investigation by State Patrol.



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