One killed in northeastern Colorado Springs crash


This story has been updated with the victim’s name.

One person was killed and another was seriously injured in a crash in northeastern Colorado Springs Thursday afternoon, according to police. 

The crash happened around 3:45 p.m. in the area of Barnes Road and Purcell Drive, which is east of Powers Boulevard. Police said an SUV was headed westbound when the driver lost control. The SUV hit a curb and rolled, ejecting both people inside. 

The passenger died on the scene. He has been identified as Jose Alonso Robles Pulido, 20, of Colorado Springs. 

The driver was hospitalized with serious injuries. 

A portion of the intersection was closed for about four hours while police investigated the crash. 

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