Pedestrian killed in crash on I-25 near Security-Widefield


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Colorado State Patrol is investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian crash that happened on Interstate 25 near Security-Widefield late Sunday.

It happened around 9:20 p.m. on I-25 near milepost 132, near the south entrance to Fort Carson and about 6 miles south of Colorado Springs city limits.

Troopers say a 2014 Jeep Cherokee driven by 29-year-old Heather deGroot of Pueblo was traveling south on I-25 in the right lane when it hit a pedestrian attempting to cross the highway from the west to east side of the road. After the impact, the Jeep came to a stop in the center median.

The pedestrian has been identified as 54-year-old Stephanie Felts of Colorado City. Authorities say she suffered multiple injuries and died at the scene.

No one in the Jeep was injured.

The investigation is ongoing.

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