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Deadly Crash Reported On Highway 85/87

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By: KKTV

The names of two survivors of a deadly crash have been released.

Frank and Doris Debell were taken to the hospital after a head-on collision Thursday afternoon on Highway 85/87 between I-25 and East Las Vegas Street.

The crash was reported at 1:22 p.m.

State Patrol tells 11 News that a Ford Edge crossed into the opposite lane of traffic and hit a GMC Sierra head on.

The driver of the Ford was killed. The name of the 61-year-old female driver has not been released. Officials say she was not wearing her seat belt at the time of the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Frank Debell, 77, of Colorado Springs; suffered minor injuries. Doris Debell, 76, has serious injuries.

Alcohol is being investigated as a factor in the crash.


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