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A crash in Pueblo West left a 17-year-old dead

A crash near Cedar Ridge Elementary in Pueblo West claimed the life of Christopher Cole Compton
Posted at 4:34 PM, Oct 06, 2022

PUEBLO WEST — A two-vehicle accident last night in Pueblo West claimed the life of 17-year-old Christopher Cole Compton, according to the Pueblo County Sheriff's Office and the Pueblo County Coroner's Office.

It happened at around 8:15 p.m. in the 1100 block of Avenida del Oro near Cedar Ridge Elementary.

A 17-year-old driver was ejected from one of the vehicles, and died on scene due to his injuries, according to a Coroner investigator. The Pueblo County Coroner's Office today identified the man as Pueblo West resident Christopher Cole Compton.


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