Two injured in rollover crash on Highway 50 near La Junta

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Two people were injured in a rollover crash on Highway 50 near La Junta Saturday afternoon, according to the Colorado State Patrol.

Troopers said the crash happened around 4 p.m. about three miles east of La Junta. A 2005 Lincoln Town Car was headed eastbound when the driver lost control. The car went off the road, hit a post, and rolled over. 

Troopers said the driver, 82-year-old Helen McClure, and passenger, 90-year-old Don McClure, both of La Junta, were both hospitalized. 

Troopers said alcohol and drug use do not appear to be factors in the crash. Neither person was wearing a seat belt. 

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