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New details released in deadly crash on Hwy. 115

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Colorado State Patrol investigates fatal crash on Highway 115. (KOAA) Colorado State Patrol investigates fatal crash on Highway 115. (KOAA)
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A 28-year-old man is dead after losing control of his car on Highway 115 in El Paso County on Thursday morning.

The crash was about 10 miles south of Colorado Springs and happened at about 10:30 a.m. Colorado State patrol said a Nissan Altima was heading southbound when the driver lost control and swerved into the northbound lane. The car collided head-on with a 1999 Kenworth, causing both vehicles to end up off the roadway.

Troopers said a 28-year-old man from Texas was driving the Nissan, he was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the vehicle. He died at the scene. His name has not been released.

The driver of the Kenworth has been identified as 44-year-old Benjamin Flanagan of Colorado Springs. He was wearing his seat belt and was not hurt in the crash.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation, troopers said speed, alcohol and drugs are not considered factors. 

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