Driver killed in Pueblo crash

Police investigate a fatal crash at the intersection of Lake Avenue and Northern Avenue Thursday morning. / Pueblo Police Department
Police investigate a fatal crash at the intersection of Lake Avenue and Northern Avenue Thursday morning. / Pueblo Police Department

PUEBLO, Colo. — A Pueblo intersection is closed while police investigate a fatal crash.

The crash happened around 6:30 a.m. at the intersection of Northern Avenue and Lake Avenue. Police said a truck was headed westbound when a car that was headed eastbound crossed into oncoming traffic and hit the truck. The car rolled once, ejecting the driver.

The driver, a 21-year-old man, was taken to the hospital, where he died.

Police said the driver of the truck was not injured.

Police said speed was a factor in the crash. They’re still trying to determine if drugs or alcohol were involved.

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