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State Patrol investigating crash that left juvenile dead

Fatal Crash
Posted at 8:46 AM, Apr 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-05 10:48:16-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — The Colorado State Patrol team is investigating a two-vehicle crash that left one person dead Saturday night.

At 9:17 p.m. Saturday, Colorado State Patrol responded to a crash on Colorado 94 near Enoch Road. According to authorities, A 1999 Mazda Protégé driven by 45-year-old, Stephen Mwangi was eastbound on Colorado 94 traveling in opposite lane.

CSP says the Protégé impacted a westbound 2003 Toyota Highlander, which was driven by 41-year-old Antonio De Jesus Martinez Hernandez. The juvenile passenger in the Mazda Protégé died on scene.

Mwangi and Martinez Hernandez were transported to Memorial Hosptial for their injuries. Mwangi sustained serious injuries, and Martinez Hernandez sustained minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

The Colorado State Patrol is asking for any witnesses traveling on Colorado 94 around the time of crash that has not provided a statement to contact Trooper Joshua Yoder at (719) 544-2424