PUEBLO – Sheriff’s Office investigators believe alcohol and excessive speed are involved in a rollover crash that killed a man Sunday night in Pueblo West.
Deputies were called just after 10:00 for a car speeding away from a restaurant on Spaulding Avenue before the caller to 911 saw a cloud of smoke and the Honda Civic rolled over.
The 30-year-old driver was ejected from the car. He died at the hospital. The name of the deceased will be released after notification of next of kin.
As a result of the crash a power pole was knocked out causing live power lines hovering low over Highway 50. Police closed down the road for several hours until a utilities crew was able to clear up the problem.