Man from Fountain dies following auto-ped crash in Gleneagle north of Colorado Springs

Pedestrian killed in crash on Highway 83
Pedestrian killed in crash on Highway 83(MGN)
Published: Sep. 15, 2022 at 12:17 PM MDT|Updated: Sep. 15, 2022 at 3:04 PM MDT
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EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - An investigation is underway after a pedestrian died following a crash in a neighborhood north of Colorado Springs.

Colorado State Patrol is reporting they were called to an area in Gleneagle at about 7 in the morning on Thursday. A pedestrian had been hit by a vehicle near Gleneagle Drive and Hunting Beach Drive. The pedestrian was taken to the hospital where he passed away from his injuries.

Colorado State Patrol says the 62-year-old man who died was from Fountain. He reportedly stepped away from his dump truck into a lane of traffic when he was struck by an 18-year-old driver.

Investigators don’t believe drugs or alcohol were factors in this crash.

It isn’t clear if anyone will be facing charges tied to the crash as the investigation is ongoing.