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One dead in early morning crash

Posted: 8:17 AM, Jun 05, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-05 10:17:59-04

Around 5:30 a.m, the Colorado Springs Police Department was dispatched to a single vehicle traffic accident in the area of South Circle Dr. and Janitell.

According to police, the vehicle was westbound on Circle when the driver lost control. 

The vehicle rolled several times and the passenger was ejected. Police said the passenger died at the scene.

The driver had to be extricated from the vehicle and was transported to a local hospital.

The extent of the driver’s injuries are unknown at this time.

CSPD said westbound Circle Dr. will be closed for an "extended period of time" while the Major Accident Unit completes its investigation.