A 9-year-old is dead after the driver of the vehicle the child was riding in fell asleep at the wheel.
Five people total were riding in the Ford Explorer when it went off road and hit a light pole, rolling twice before coming to rest in a field. The others in the vehicle were injured, but police do not think the injuries were serious.
The accident occurred at 4:48 a.m. on the south end of Pueblo, exit 94 on northbound I-25. The occupants of the vehicle were from out of state.
11 News is remaining in contact with Pueblo police, and will provide further updates as they become available.
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