Vehicle rollover leaves one dead near Colorado City

Fatal Crash
Posted at 7:00 AM, Aug 09, 2021

UPDATE (12:05 p.m.) - Colorado State Patrol reports the person killed in the fatal single-vehicle crash was a 35-year old Denver man.

He was found in a ditch near milepost 81 heading northbound on Interstate 25. When first responders arrived on scene, the man was unresponsive and pronounced dead shortly after.

The man was driving a 2012 Dodge Ram 2500, when he went off the left side of the road in a right curve. The Dodge rolled about two times, ejecting the driver, before coming to rest in a ditch on the right side of the road.

For more information, contact Trooper Glen Brown at 719-544-2424.


ORIGINAL STORY - According to Colorado State Patrol, at about 4:00 a.m. Monday morning, a driver was killed after being ejected from their vehicle.

Authorities say the driver was heading northbound on Interstate 25 between Colorado City and Pueblo. The driver was the only occupant of the vehicle.

The vehicle is off the roadway, debris was however in the #2 lane, but it is not impacting traffic at this time.

This is a developing story, we will continue to provide updates as more information becomes available.