Colorado State Patrol says inattentive driving is to blame for a single-vehicle crash in Baca County, just west of Walsh County this weekend.
According to reports, a 2003 Toyota Tundra was traveling east bound on Colorado 160 when the driver went off the left hand side of the road and collided with a post.
After the impact, the driver over corrected and caused the vehicle to spin. At that time, the the Tundra rolled and came to rest on its wheels - facing north.
The driver, identified as Shawn Cogburn, 25, of Walsh, was not wearing his seat belt. When the vehicle rolled, he was ejected. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say inattentive driving was to blame, but they are also awaiting toxicology reports.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.