Colorado Springs, CO : One killed, three seriously injured in Teller County crash on Highway 67 on Monday, January 5, 2015
Colorado Springs, Colorado
The Colorado State Patrol confirmed Tuesday morning one person died in a crash on Highway 67 not far from Cripple Creek.
The crash happened in Teller County just before 9 p.m. Monday, according to Gazette news partner KKTV. The road was closed during the initial investigation. It has since reopened.
State patrol said two cars were involved, a Lexus, and a Kia Optima. One person died. A spokesperson from the state patrol updated the report with the following information in a news release early Tuesday morning:
"The driver of the Lexus, 38-year-old Shangbao Tang of Colorado Springs, was wearing his seatbelt and sustained minor injuries.
A female passenger in the Lexus, identified as 38-year-old Quanling Guan of Colorado Springs, was wearing her seatbelt, but sustained serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital.
A male passenger, a 30-year-old male from Colorado Springs, was not wearing his seatbelt and was killed in the crash. His name is being withheld until his next-of-kin have been notified.
One dead in Teller County crash; highway reopens