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1 dead, two hospitalized following Friday night crash

Posted at 10:21 PM, Feb 06, 2023
and last updated 2023-02-08 16:47:12-05

SECURITY-WIDEFIELD, Colorado — One person is dead, and two have been hospitalized following a crash at Powers and Fontaine Blvd. Friday evening. The crash happened just after 7:30 p.m.

According to Colorado State Patrol, a vehicle was turning left onto Fontaine Blvd. when they were T-boned by a vehicle traveling on Powers Blvd.

The vehicle turning left, which was driven by a 16-year-old female who didn't have a driver's license, a 65-year-old female passenger, and a 6-year-old passenger had a flashing yellow light. The vehicle traveling on Powers, driven by a 19-year-old female, had a green light.

The 65-year-old passed away on scene. On February 8, the El Paso County Coroner's Office informed News5 the 65-year-old has been identified as Patricia Grimaldo of Colorado Springs.

Both drivers were transported to the hospital. The 16-year-old sustained moderate injuries, while the 19-year-old sustained serious injuries. The 6-year-old was not injured in the crash, according to Colorado State Patrol.

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