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Fatal crash shut down westbound South Circle Drive near Hancock Expressway Wednesday

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Posted at 4:08 PM, Aug 16, 2023
and last updated 2023-08-17 00:46:01-04

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — The Colorado Springs Police Department's Major Crash Team was on the scene of a fatal rollover crash Wednesday afternoon.

According to CSPD, the crash appears to only involve one vehicle at this time. The department says that there is at least one woman who is dead as a result of the crash. CSPD said the woman began to drift off the road before overcorrecting causing the vehicle three times.

The crash has shut down westbound South Circle Drive at Hancock Expressway.

CSPD says the Major Crash Team will be in the area over the next few hours investigating before the road is back open.

It is unclear if speeding, drugs, or alcohol are factors in this crash.

This is a developing story.News5 has a crew at the scene and is working to learn more.


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