Deputy dies following rollover crash in Las Animas County
LAS ANIMAS COUNTY -
A Las Animas County Sheriff's Deputy has died following a rollover crash in Trinidad Tuesday morning.
Deputy Travis Russell was driving a Las Animas County Sheriff's deputy vehicle and was on-duty at the time of the crash. Deputy Russell was wearing a seat belt and was not responding to a service call at the time of the crash.
Russell was traveling eastbound on Stonewall Avenue in Trinidad when his vehicle veered across the westbound lanes, crashed into an unoccupied vehicle, and rolled over.
The cause of death of the deputy will be determined by the Las Animas County Coroner and the crash is still under investigation by Colorado State Patrol.