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Cheyenne County, CO – One Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash on Highway 40

July 12, 2021 | 3 min read

Cheyenne County, CO (July 12, 2021) – Emergency crews were requested at the scene of a crash in Cheyenne County that ended in injuries. At around 2:30 p.m., on July 11, emergency crews were notified that a crash took place on Highway 40.

Reports from authorities show that a Honda HR-V and a semi-truck tractor-trailer were involved in a crash on Highway 40 near Kit Carson. The impact of the crash caused the Honda to roll over several times, ejecting both people inside. The driver of the vehicle, a 27-year-old man, suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene. A 26-year-old female inside the vehicle was rushed to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the victim injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

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Note: Independent sources were used in the creation of this post.  These sources include news reports, police reports, eye-witness reports, social media reports, and first-hand accounts about the injury accident. For that reason, the facts pertaining to the specific events surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our writing team. If there is any information that is not correct about a specific incident or if you would prefer that the post be removed, please reach out to us as soon as possible so that we can make the correction or remove the post.  

Disclaimer: At the personal injury law firm of Burg Simpson, we have made it our mission to give back to our local community members. We have dedicated our careers to changing peoples’ lives for the better by fighting for them in court to ensure that they receive fair and full compensation for their injuries and damages after suffering an injury.  We hope these posts will help bring awareness to the dangers of driving and will remind members of our communities to practice safer driving habits and take the necessary precautions to prevent being injured. This is not a solicitation for business. The information in this post should not be misconstrued as medical advice or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.