Woman killed, man seriously injured in Pueblo crash

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A woman was killed and a man was seriously injured in a crash on Highway 45 in Pueblo County Wednesday afternoon, according to the Colorado State Patrol. 

The crash happened around 12:30 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 45 and Spaulding Avenue. Troopers said a Ford Focus was headed southbound while a Chevrolet S-10 was headed northbound. The Focus turned left in front of the S-10, and the two vehicles collided. 

The driver of the Focus, 69-year-old Betty Stockman of Pueblo West, died on the scene. 

The driver of the S-10, a 35-year-old Pueblo man, sustained serious injuries but is expected to survive. 

Troopers said both drivers were wearing their seatbelts. 

Troopers said alcohol and drug use are not considered factors in the crash, which remains under investigation. 

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