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...
One woman is dead after a tire malfunction caused her vehicle to roll several times on the interstate.
According to the Colorado State Patrol, a Dodge Durango carrying four occupants was on I-25 just south of Walsenberg, heading southbound, when the tread separated from one of the tires, causing the driver to lose control. Her car spun off the road and rolled multiple times before coming to rest on its top.
All of the people inside were thrown from the car. CSP believes that none were wearing seatbelts.
The 33-year-old driver, Bernadette Scott of Colorado Springs, was pronounced dead at the scene. The three others, 20-year-olds Breanna Ortiz, Viktoria Flores and Tawnya Schaus, were taken to separate hospitals with serious injuries.
The investigation is still ongoing, but at this time CSP believes the tire malfunction was the primary cause of the crash, and do not suspect drugs or alcohol.
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