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Pine Creek High School mourns death of assistant coach

Posted at 10:18 AM, Aug 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-29 16:43:50-04

Peyton Reidel
Peyton Reidel

COLORADO SPRINGS – Staff and students at District 20’s Pine Creek High School are mourning the death of assistant softball coach Peyton Reidel in a crash near Calhan.

The crash report from Colorado State Patrol states Riedel was heading east on Highway 24 just west of town when another driver fell asleep, causing a head-on crash.

Reidel died at the scene of the crash. Her passenger, 24-year-old Victoria Stevenson, was taken to UCHealth Memorial Central Hospital with serious injuries.

The other driver, 22-year-old Megan Mann of Colorado Springs, was flown to Penrose Hospital with serious injuries.  State Patrol issued a summons to Mann to appear in court on charges related to the crash.