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Huerfano County, CO – One Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash on CO-160

By Burg Simpson
May 29, 2020
3 min read

Huerfano County, CO (May 29, 2020) – On May 25, the Colorado State Patrol was called to the scene of an accident on Highway 160. Reports show that a 2012 Ford Expedition was traveling east along the highway when it crossed over the center line and struck a 2015 Hyundai Veloster head-on near mile marker 282.

The driver of the Ford, identified as a 67-year-old woman, was seriously injured and flown to a hospital in Pueblo for treatment of life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Veloster, who was identified as a 41-year-old man, was ejected from his vehicle. The man sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

At this time, police are investigating.

Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident.

Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident.

Fatal Car Accidents in Colorado

Huerfano County, CO – William Kirkpatrick in Two-Vehicle Crash on CO-160More than 600 people lose their lives in auto accidents in Colorado each year. These accidents are often preventable, yet we continue to witness the overwhelming consequences they have on families throughout the state. Not only are families overcome by emotional pain and suffering, but they are often forced to spend thousands of dollars on funeral arrangements and other costs. When victims lose their lives in accidents, due to the negligence of other drivers, their families should seek legal guidance from a competent wrongful death attorney in Colorado as soon as possible.

Our Colorado auto accident attorneys at Burg Simpson have argued thousands of cases over the past four decades to ensure victims get the justice they deserve. Our team is committed to helping families rebuild their lives after losing loved ones and move forward in the best way imaginable. We strive to help families maximize their recoveries so they are able to cover the financial burdens they face moving forward. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Colorado at (888) 895-2080 to schedule a free case evaluation to see how our team can help you.

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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.

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