Pedestrian killed in crash in southern Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A pedestrian was killed in a crash in southern Colorado Springs Monday night.

Police said the crash happened around 11:20 p.m. in the 2000-block of South Academy Boulevard between Murray Boulevard and South Chelton Road. A woman was trying to cross Academy from west to east when she was hit by a Ford Contour that was headed northbound. Police said she was not in a crosswalk.

The pedestrian died in the crash. She has been identified as Alicia Romero, 18, of Colorado Springs.

Police said speed and alcohol were not factors in the crash. The driver will not be charged.

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