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Rocky Ford teenager seriously injured in crash

Posted: 4:55 PM, Apr 10, 2018
Updated: 2018-04-10 18:55:49-04

Colorado State Patrol is investigating a one car crash that seriously injured a Rocky Ford teenager Tuesday.

Troopers said a 17-year-old was ejected from their 2007 Toyota Camry while it was traveling west on Otero County Road EE after the driver lost control of the car and hit a fence.

The driver was taken to the Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center in La Junta with serious bodily injuries. The driver was not wearing a seatbelt, and troopers say speeding was a factor in the crash.