Man dies in Edwards car accident |

Man dies in Edwards car accident

EDWARDS ” A 26-year-old Edwards man died Friday after he lost control of his car on an Edwards street, the State Patrol said.

Matei Carasca, a native of Romania, was driving east on Berry Creek Drive near Charolais Circle in the Singletree neighborhood in Edwards when his white 1992 Toyota Celica went off the road, hit a tree and rolled, said Trooper Scott Simons of the Colorado State Patrol.

Carasca, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected during the crash, Simons said. The driver was taken to Valley View Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

State Patrol was notified of the crash at 12:48 a.m.

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