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Two people killed Friday morning in crash near Calhan

Colorado State Patrol
Posted at 6:41 AM, Sep 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-17 08:50:14-04

Early Friday morning Colorado State Patrol reported there was a head-on collision on Highway 24 and Palomino Drive, west of Calhan.

According to a press release from state patrol, a Subaru traveling eastbound crossed into the westbound lane of Highway 24 and collided with a Subaru heading westbound.

The driver of the Subaru traveling east was a 20-year-old male from Calhan, he died on scene.

The driver of the westbound Subaru was a female from Colorado Springs, she also died on scene.

Officials are currently working on notifying the next of kin, alcohol is suspected to have played a role in the incident.

The roadway was closed for about 3.5 hours.