Fatal Motor Scooter Accident Investigated, Teen Could Face Charges

By: KKTV
By: KKTV

A teen could be charged after a fatal collision between a Jeep Cherokee and motor scooter Tuesday afternoon, which left one man dead.

The Pueblo District Attorney could make the decision as early as Friday.

At 3:28 p.m. Tuesday, Pueblo police were called out to the intersection of Pine Street and Indiana Avenue on a traffic serious traffic accident.

A 19-year-old girl was traveling southbound on Pine Street in a Jeep Cherokee. According to witnesses in the area, she stopped at the stop sign at Pine Street and Indiana Avenue. She then proceeded from the stop sign and collided with a motor scooter.

The 26-year-old driver of the motor scooter was transported by ambulance to Parkview Hospital with critical injuries. At approximately 4:51 p.m., the male driver, Jacob Marez, died of those injuries. The female driver was not injured.

Police say alcohol does not appear to be a factor at this time.

A memorial fund for Marez is set up at Security Services Bank.


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