Woman dead after driving into tree in Colorado Springs

Police say the driver ran off the roadway and hit a tree.
Published: Mar. 26, 2023 at 4:10 AM MDT|Updated: Mar. 28, 2023 at 7:41 AM MDT
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A woman is dead after driving into a tree in Colorado Springs.

Around 11:58 p.m. Saturday, the Colorado Springs Police Department responded to Research and Channel to a single car crash. Officers say the car left the road and hit a tree.

The female driver, and lone occupant of the car, was dead on scene. Police identified her Tuesday as 61-year-old Michelle Thompson.

Police have not released any further details, including if drugs, alcohol or speed were factors in this crash. We will update this article as we learn more.