Fatal Crash Near Cripple Creek

Troopers are still investigating what caused a fatal crash in Teller County Monday morning.

A 24-year-old man was killed after rolling his car on County Road 1 a little after 4 a.m. He was the only occupant.

The accident happened two miles outside Cripple Creek.

The crash forced the complete closure of CR 1 for about three hours. One lane reopened sometime after 7 a.m. The entire road reopened just before 9 a.m.

Cripple Creek-Victor Schools were put on a two-hour delay due to the road closure.

The driver has been identified as Kyle Fishencord of Cripple Creek.

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