PUEBLO, Colo. — Pueblo Police are investigating a deadly crash which had closed highway 50 by-pass in both directions for several hours Thursday evening.
Officers were dispatched to the area just before 6 p.m.
The woman driving survived but the male passenger died at the scene, according to Pueblo Police. The driver was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.
Pueblo County Coroner said Richard Leroy Miller, 83, died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash. An autopsy is scheduled to confirm cause of death.
During the initial investigation, the cause was a possible medical issue. However, the crash remains under investigation.
The vehicle involved in the accident ended up on the frontage road near the bridge.