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Serious crash closes Platte at Wooten, results in 1 fatality

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Colorado Springs first responders and police are on the scene of a serious traffic crash at Platte and Wooten. Colorado Springs police said one person was killed in the wreck.

As of 5:30 p.m. Friday evening, Westbound Platte shut down at Wooten. Officers were dispatched to a two car crash in the area of Platte Ave and Wooten Road. 

Police say initially information obtained at the scene, showed that a vehicle was traveling east on Platte Ave when the car crossed into westbound traffic striking another vehicle that was traveling westbound.

The two occupants of the westbound vehicle were transported to a local hospital, injuries are serious but not life threatening. The driver of the eastbound vehicle was pronounced dead on scene.

Colorado Springs fire crews asked drivers to avoid the area if possible.

The accident is still under investigation. 

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