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1 person killed in auto-pedestrian crash on Highway 24

Posted at 9:28 PM, Sep 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-06 16:23:13-04

CASCADE, Colo. — Colorado State Patrol has identified the person killed in an auto-pedestrian crash on Highway 24 near Cascade.

Troopers responded to the accident at 8:43 p.m. near mile-marker 291.

CSP said a Honda was traveling west on Highway 24 when the 32-year-old pedestrian was crossing. The Honda was in the left lane and hit the pedestrian, identified as Charles Morath, 32, from Colorado Springs.

Troopers said the driver,54-year-old Timothy Splinter, was uninjured and was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

The crash remains under investigation. Be sure to stick with News5 for any updates.