Driver killed in crash in northeastern Colorado Springs

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Police on the scene of a fatal crash at Austin Bluffs Parkway and Rangewood Drive Wednesday morning. Paula Buck - FOX21 News

This story has been updated. 

A driver was killed in a crash in northeastern Colorado Springs Wednesday morning, according to police. 

Police said the two-car crash happened around 8:45 a.m. at the intersection of Austin Bluffs Parkway and Rangewood Drive. Morgan Deluna, 19, of Colorado Springs was headed southbound in a Jeep Grand Cherokee when she ran the stop sign, according to police. She hit the driver’s side of a Ford Fiesta that was turning left onto Austin Bluffs. 

The driver of the Ford, 25-year-old Brianna Templeton of Lone Tree, died on the scene. Police said she was wearing her seat belt. 

Deluna was treated at a local hospital and released. She is charged with one count of careless driving resulting in death, and one count of running a stop sign. Police said she was not speeding and was not impaired. 

Templeton’s death is the 10th traffic-related death in Colorado Springs this year. At this time last year, there were seven. 

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