CSP investigating fatal on Highway 160 near Pro Shed 


ALAMOSA COUNTY — The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a three-vehicle crash on Highway 160, milepost 223.2, in front of Pro Shed, which resulted in one fatality Tuesday evening.  

At approximately 6:15 p.m. on Feb. 2, a black 2011 Toyota 4Runner was eastbound on Highway 160, CSP reported. The Toyota drove off the right side of the road, striking a delineator post.  

The Toyota continued off the right side of the road and was steered hard to the left causing the vehicle to begin rotating counterclockwise. The Toyota rotated back toward the road and tripped. The Toyota rolled back into the eastbound lanes and rolled two times, CSP reported.  

The driver of the Toyota was ejected during the roll and came to rest on the eastbound white line, CSP reported. The Toyota came to rest on its wheels broadside across the left eastbound lane with its rear partially in the right eastbound lane. 

A white 2003 Cadillac Deville was traveling eastbound in the right eastbound lane and struck the Toyota's rear with its left side. The Cadillac came to a controlled stop on the eastbound shoulder, CSP reported. 

A white 1999 Ford F250 was eastbound in the left eastbound lane. The Ford struck the Toyota's left side with its front. The Ford pushed the Toyota into the right eastbound lane. The Toyota and Ford came to rest in contact, on their wheels in the right eastbound lane, CSP reported.  

The driver of the Toyota was pronounced deceased on scene, CSP reported. The occupants of the Cadillac sustained no injuries. The driver of the Ford sustained minor injuries.  

The crash is still under investigation by the Colorado State Patrol Vehicular Crimes Unit. 

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