1 killed, 6 hurt after pickup hauling trailer crashes into SUV

A 32-year-old died after a fatal crash in rural Leon County.
A 32-year-old died after a fatal crash in rural Leon County.(WCTV)
Published: Oct. 25, 2020 at 4:54 PM MDT
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A passenger in an SUV was killed Sunday after a pickup truck crossed into the wrong lane of traffic and crashed into the vehicle.

Police say the pickup was traveling southbound on Marksheffel Road around 3 p.m. when the driver lost control and veered into the northbound lanes, slamming into the SUV. The pickup was hauling a second pickup on a flat-bed trailer at the time of the crash.

Police say it was the passenger riding in the front seat who was killed. They have not been identified at the time of this writing. The driver and five children in the SUV were hospitalized. They are expected to survive.

No one in the pickup was hurt.

The crash remains under investigation.

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