2 dead and one juvenile taken to the hospital by helicopter following crash east of Pueblo Tuesday

Deadly car crash under investigation.
Deadly car crash under investigation.(MGN)
Published: Feb. 15, 2022 at 5:58 PM MST|Updated: Feb. 15, 2022 at 10:36 PM MST
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PUEBLO COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - Two people died and a juvenile was rushed to the hospital by helicopter following a crash east of Pueblo on Tuesday.

According to Trooper Josh Lewis with the Colorado State Patrol, they first received the call for a 2-vehicle crash along Highway 50 near 36th Lane at about 3:45 p.m. According to investigators, a 86-year-old woman was turning left onto Highway 50 from 36th Lane when a Ford F-350 driven by a 31-year-old man eastbound on Highway 50 crash into her. It isn’t clear who is at fault. The 86-year-old woman died along with a juvenile in her car. Another juvenile in the car driving by the 86-year-old woman was taken to the Children’s Hospital with life-threatening injuries by helicopter.

The 31-year-old man had minor injuries. No one involved has been publicly identified.

According to CDOT, the westbound lanes were back open just before 5 p.m. Eastbound lanes were back open at about 7 p.m.

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