Man suspected of DUI facing charges after fatal 2-car crash in Pueblo

One person was killed in a crash at the intersection of Lakeview Avenue and Acero Avenue in Pueblo Friday afternoon. / Courtesy Pueblo Police Department
One person was killed in a crash at the intersection of Lakeview Avenue and Acero Avenue in Pueblo Friday afternoon. / Courtesy Pueblo Police Department

PUEBLO, Colo. — A suspect is facing charges including DUI and vehicular homicide after a 2-car crash in Pueblo claimed the life of a man.

According to Pueblo police, a SUV driven by 30-year-old Andrew Briseno was traveling north on Acero Avenue when it ran a red light and collided with a black truck traveling west on Lakeview.

Both drivers were transported to a local hospital.

Officials say the driver of the truck, identified as 62-year-old Lawrence Duran, died of his injuries.

The initial investigation indicates the SUV is believed to have been speeding, with alcohol also possibly being a factor, according to police.

The investigation is ongoing.

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