THURSDAY 10/06/2022 5:08 p.m.

(PUEBLO, Colo.) — The Pueblo County Coroner has identified Christopher Cole Compton, 17, of Pueblo West as the teen who died in the traffic crash.

Compton died from injuries suffered during the vehicle crash near Avenida del Oro and W. Camino Pablo Drive. He was pronounced dead at the scene by a Coroner Investigator.

An autopsy for Compton is scheduled.

ORIGINAL STORY: Pueblo West 17-year-old dies in traffic crash, deputies investigate

WEDNESDAY 10/05/2022 2:13 p.m.

The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) is investigating a traffic crash that killed a 17-year-old Pueblo West teen Wednesday night on Oct. 5.

At approximately 8:15 p.m., deputies responded to a two-vehicle crash near Avenida del Oro and W. Camino Pablo Drive in Pueblo West. A 17-year-old driver from one of the vehicles was ejected and died at the scene, according to police reports.

Deputies say the name of the victim and the cause and manner of death will be released by the Pueblo County Coroner’s Office. No other injuries were reported.