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Wrong-way driver blamed for crash that killed on on Highway 50

Posted at 10:03 PM, Sep 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-03 07:38:16-04

PUEBLO — On Thursday night, the eastbound lanes were closed on Highway 50 near Pueblo Memorial Airport due to a deadly crash.

Around 7:30 p.m., state troopers say a driver was heading the wrong direction in the eastbound lanes of Highway 50 near 35th Lane.

That car crashed into another, killing the driver of the car in the correct lanes. The passenger in that car was taken to the hospital, but is alive.

The state patrol says both people in the car traveling in the wrong lanes, are unhurt.

Alcohol and drugs are considered factors in the crash, but the investigation is still open.

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