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State Patrol releases new information in deadly accident

Posted at 7:08 AM, Dec 27, 2018
Credit: Fremont County Sheriff’s Office

CAÑON CITY – The Colorado State Patrol continues to investigate a deadly auto-ped crash early Thursday that they now say killed a 55-year-old man.

Troopers say the man was crossing Highway 50 around 5:15 a.m., wearing dark clothing, when he was hit and killed by a passing vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle, 29-year-old Timothy Olivas of Pueblo was not hurt.

Alcohol and drugs are not considered factors, the exact cause remains under investigation.