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1 killed in head-on collision near Falcon

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Published: Apr. 14, 2021 at 8:39 PM MDT|Updated: Apr. 16, 2021 at 7:46 AM MDT
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EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - One person was killed and several others hospitalized following a head-on collision on Highway 24 Wednesday night.

According to State Patrol, an eastbound Acura CL pulled into the westbound lanes to get around a vehicle and crashed into an oncoming Chevy Silverado. Both vehicles spun out after colliding, and the Chevy rolled into a ditch.

The driver in the Acura died at the scene. The passenger in the Acura and both people in the Chevy were rushed to the hospital with injuries ranging from moderate to serious.

The crash was reported just after 8 p.m. near Falcon. Highway 24 was closed in both directions at Curtis Road for two and a half hours.

No one involved has been identified as of Thursday morning.

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