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Police identify woman killed in crash on Marksheffel Road

woman killed in crash on Marksheffel

UPDATE: The Colorado Springs Police Department says 43-year-old Renee Steven of Fountain was identified as the victim in the crash on Sunday.

Police say they believe all individuals involved in the crash were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash.

Stevens is the 39th traffic fatality in Colorado Springs this year. At this time last year, there were 38 traffic fatalities in the city.

Original article:

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KRDO) — One person is dead after a car crash on Marksheffel Rd. half a mile south of Drennan Rd. Sunday afternoon. 

Police received a call about the crash at 2:54 p.m. Marksheffel Rd. was closed from Drennan Rd. to Stewart Ave. while police investigated.

Investigators said a pick-up truck hauling another pick-up truck on a flat bed trailer lost control and crossed into the northbound lanes. It crashed into a northbound SUV.

Police said the front seat passenger of the SUV was killed. The driver of the SUV, along with 5 children, were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The driver and passenger of the pick-up truck were not hurt.

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  1. “Police said the front seat passenger of the SUV was killed and the driver, along with 5 children, were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.”
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    All because someone wasn’t paying attention and driving according to the slick road conditions.

  2. She was a friend and co-worker of mine and we used to be neighbors. What hell are you doing pulling a vehicle on a trailer when the roads are covered with snow and ice??? ASSHOLE!

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