Not buckling up could have cost a Pueblo woman her life, state troopers say, after a fatal rollover Wednesday morning.
The woman has been identified as 47-year-old Cindy Martinez from Pueblo.
The crash happened at 6:21 a.m. on northbound I-25 just south of the Pikes Peak International Raceway (exit 122).
According to State Patrol, a black SUV swerved off the roadway, crashing into two signs and a delineator post. The vehicle rolled, and the driver was ejected.
Troopers say the 47-year-old driver was not wearing a seat belt.
State Patrol is still investigating the cause of the crash, but urge the public to never drive without fastening seat belts.
"Take two seconds and buckle up to save a life...the life saved may be their own," State Patrol said in a statement.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.