Texas woman killed in crash on I-25 south of Pueblo


PUEBLO, Colo. — Inattentive driving is being blamed for a crash that killed a Texas woman and injured one other person on Interstate 25 south of Pueblo Wednesday afternoon.

The Colorado State Patrol said the crash happened around 4:30 p.m. on I-25 about 21 miles south of Pueblo. A Ford F-150 was headed southbound when it crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer that was also headed southbound.

The passenger in the pickup, 21-year-old Mary Englebert of Sachse, Texas, was killed in the crash.

The driver of the pickup, 25-year-old Richard Garza of San Antonio, was hospitalized with minor injuries.

The two people in the tractor-trailer were not injured.

Everyone involved in the crash was wearing a seatbelt.

Troopers said the crash was caused by inattentive driving.

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