PUEBLO, CO — According to the Pueblo Police Department, 4 individuals were hospitalized following a rollover crash on Sunday morning in Pueblo. Pueblo PD later confirmed that one individual has past away due to injuries.
Pueblo School District 60 has confirmed that Osiana Iacabone, a freshman at Pueblo East High School passed away in the crash.
The rollover happened at approximately 9:30 a.m. Sunday on the 0-100 block of Duke St. near the Pueblo Academy of Arts Middle School.
A Mitsubishi, occupied by four juveniles, was traveling west on Duke St. when the driver lost controlled, and rolled the vehicle. 2 passengers were ejected, and the other passengers were also injured. 3 of the passengers were transported to a local hospital, while the other was flown to a different Colorado hospital.
Below is a statement from Andy Clementi, Principal at Pueblo East High School:
Today I regret to inform you of some incredibly difficult and tragic news. We have been informed that one of our students passed away as a result of injuries sustained from an automobile accident that occurred this past weekend. The student's name is Osiana Iacabone, and she was a member of the Freshman class.
We are deeply saddened by this tragic event, and I know this will be devastating news for our student body.
Grief counseling will be available to any student or staff member who may be having a difficult time dealing with this news. The response team will remain active for as long as needed to accommodate the needs of our school community. We encourage anyone affected by this news to access the support that is available.
Again, this is very difficult news to deliver to you, and we are all deeply saddened by this. Our students mean so much to us and it is important that they truly know this.
As an Eagle family, we will continue to support each other as we navigate our way through this difficult time.
Speed and reckless driving are considered as factors of the accident. This is an ongoing investigation.
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