16-Year-Old Killed In Colorado Springs Crash


A driver was cited in a deadly crash after police say he crossed into the opposite lane of travel and fatally collided with another vehicle.

The crash happened just before 4 p.m. Thursday on Garden of the Gods near the intersection with North Nevada in Colorado Springs.

Police say the driver who caused the crash bumped up against a curb and lost control of his Honda Accord, crossing over three lanes of traffic and the median separating the east and westbound lanes. The car ended up in the westbound lanes, where an oncoming Chrysler Pacifica was unable to avoid hitting it.

The passenger in the Accord, Kathryn Mushak,16, was killed.

Police say the driver of the Accord, Mathew Sellers,18, was cited with careless driving resulting in death.

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