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Woman arrested following fatal auto-pedestrian crash in Colorado Springs

Posted at 1:21 AM, Oct 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-29 14:43:56-04

COLORADO SPRINGS – Colorado Springs Police said a female victim was killed when she was hit by a car late Sunday night.

It happened around 11:45 p.m. Sunday night at the intersection of S. Academy Boulevard and Astrozon Boulevard. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police tell News 5 that the driver, 29-year-old Elizabeth Bennett, was arrested and will likely face charges for vehicular homicide and for driving under the influence “of a suspected drug.”

Elizabeth Bennett
Elizabeth Bennett, 29.

The driver and passenger in the car were not hurt. All lanes at the intersection reopened around 3 a.m.