After a mild Saturday, temperatures to finish the weekend will be MUCH colder! A system to our west pushes into SE Colorado overnight. Snow showers will be possible by early Sunday morning across the I-25 corridor with a change to rain and snow showers through the afternoon. Accumulation should be minimal as most moisture looks to be light and temperatures will warm into the upper 30s and 40s through the afternoon. The main impact will be the cold along with winds gusting up to 40 mph at times. Click on the 'Weather' tab for more...
A car driving the wrong way on southbound I-25 resulted in a deadly collision with a FedEx truck, Colorado State Patrol confirms to 11 News.
The driver of the car, Mathou Valenciano, 19 from Colorado Springs, was killed in the crash. The 49-year-old driver of the FedEx truck was initially believed to be injured, but troopers determined he was shaken up but unharmed. They were the only two people involved in the accident.
The crash occurred around 4:25 a.m. at the Ray Nixon exit, three miles south of Fountain. The crash shut down all southbound lanes at the Fountain/Security exit (exit 128) for several hours.
At this point in the investigation alcohol and drugs are not considered as factors in this crash.