Pedestrian killed in downtown Colorado Springs crash


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A pedestrian was killed in a crash in downtown Colorado Springs Saturday night, according to police.

Police said the crash happened just before 11 p.m. at the intersection of Nevada and Colorado avenues. A woman was trying to cross Colorado Avenue when she was hit by a Toyota sedan that was headed westbound, according to police.

Police said the woman was in a crosswalk, but had the red light when she tried to cross. The car had a green light, according to police. Police said the driver is not suspected to be impaired.

The victim was taken to the hospital, where she died.

UPDATE (March 8, 2021): The victim has been identified as Donna Ribisi, 55, of Colorado Springs. Police said no charges are anticipated against the driver.

This is the fourth traffic-related death in Colorado Springs this year, according to police.

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