Fatal auto-pedestrian crash closes Cimarron Bridge in Colorado Springs


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A person has died after being hit by a car on the Cimmarron bridge in Colorado Springs.

Police have identified the victim as 41-year-old Stacie L. Swieton of Colorado Springs. The investigation into this matter is still continuing.

Police say officers arrived 6:45 p.m. they found a woman dead in the street.

Police said a woman was standing on the median when she began to cross the street in front of a red F-250 pickup going east on Cimarron.

The driver attempted to give CPR but that person did die.

It’s unknown if speed is a factor, but police don’t believe alcohol was involved.

They anticipate it will be closed through 1 a.m.

There is no word on if charges will be filed at this time.

This is 37th traffic fatality this year.

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