Driver and passenger ID'd in deadly crash near Fowler

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OTERO COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - One person is dead after a car crashed in Otero County Saturday morning.

Troopers say the driver lost control near the intersection of Highway 50 and Otero County Road 9 and rolled his car twice after running off the road.

The driver survived the crash but suffered serious injuries and was transported to Parkview Medical in Pueblo. He has been identified as 41-year-old Jose Garcia of Rocky Ford.

The passenger, 25-year-old Linda Garcia of La Junta, died at the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation, but alcohol and speeding are not suspected. The crash was reported just before 8:30 a.m.

The intersection is 5 miles east of Fowler.