Pedestrian victim ID'd in recent fatal crash

Nov. 5, 2018

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A person was hit and killed by a vehicle in Colorado Springs Monday, forcing the closure of a busy street.

The crash happened just before 7:30 p.m. near the intersection of Astrozon Boulevard and South Academy Boulevard. All northbound lanes of South Academy were closed and all eastbound lanes on Astrozon were closed.

The victim was identified Wednesday as 66-year-old John Trujillo.

Trujillo's death is the 46th traffic fatality in Colorado Springs this calendar year.