OTERO COUNTY, Colo. — One person was killed in a crash in Otero County Thursday, according to the Colorado State Patrol.
The crash happened around 2 p.m. on Otero County Road KK about a half mile east of Otero County Road 30. That’s about 10 miles north of La Junta. Troopers said a 2014 Subaru Crosstrek was headed westbound when it went off the right side of the road. The car went across a canal, hit an embankment, and rolled. It came to rest on its top, partially submerged in water.
Troopers said the driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, died on the scene. He has been identified as Joseph Dunmyer, 42, of Littleton.