Colorado Springs teen killed in El Paso County crash

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EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. — A Colorado Springs teen was killed in a single-car crash in El Paso County early Saturday morning.

The crash happened around 12:38 a.m. on Vollmer and Tannenbaum Roads.

The driver, 18-year-old Samuel Laib, was driving a Honda Civic northbound on Vollmer Road when he lost control of the car, traveling off the right side of the road and colliding with several trees, according to Colorado State Patrol.

Laib not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the car, troopers say. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers say speed is a factor in this crash, and there is no evidence of alcohol or drug use.

The crash remains under investigation.

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