Fatal Accident Closes Highway 50 In Canon City

A fatal accident closed down Highway 50 in Canon City Friday evening.
The crash happened near Mackenzie Road.

Canon City Police tell us a Dodge Durango was driving westbound on Highway 50 when a Nissan Sentra made a left-hand turn in front of it.

The driver of the Nissan, Sally Kruse, 54, of Canon City died on scene. The driver of the Dodge and a 16-year-old passenger had minor injuries.

Alcohol and speed are not considered contributing factors.

The highway reopened around 7 p.m.