One killed, one seriously injured in Pueblo County crash

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One person was killed and another was seriously injured in a rollover crash in Pueblo County Saturday, according to the Colorado State Patrol.

The crash happened around 6:45 p.m. on Highway 50 near 68th Lane, which is about 26 miles east of Pueblo. Troopers said a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee was headed eastbound when it went off the road and rolled. The driver, 53-year-old Tommy Lopez of Fowler, was ejected and died on the scene. The passenger, 33-year-old Anthony Lopez of La Junta, was extracted from the Jeep and taken to the hospital with serious injuries. 

Troopers said alcohol and drugs appear to be factors in the crash, which remains under investigation. 

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