3 Flee After Fatal Crash

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Police say three people ran from the scene of a fatal crash early Friday morning.

A deceased 16-year-old girl was found in the wrecked maroon Cadillac when officers got to the scene at Pueblo Boulevard and Northern in southwest Pueblo. She has been identified as 16-year-old Bernadette Trujillo.

Police say the driver lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a power pole around 2:30 a.m. Witnesses told police they heard screams and then saw three people flee the accident site.

The three individuals seen running from the scene are described as followed:

-a tall and thin young Hispanic male
-a heavyset male
-a female in a white shirt and black shorts

If you have any information, contact Pueblo police at 719-553-2502 or Pueblo Crime Stoppers at 719-542-STOP.

Speed and alcohol are being investigated as possible factors in the crash.

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