Patrol says 2 dead after driver hits trooper’s car
GLENWOOD SPRINGS ” The Colorado State Patrol says a pickup driver and a female passenger were killed when he lost control of his truck after ramming a trooper’s vehicle during a chase.
Patrol spokesman Gilbert Mares says the trooper was try to pull over the truck Saturday morning after seeing the vehicle weaving. Mares says the driver sped away and tried to run the trooper off the road during the chase near Glenwood Springs on Colorado 82.
Mares says the truck driver lost control and the vehicle rolled several times, ejecting the driver and the passenger.
The woman died at the scene and the man died later at a local hospital. Their names weren’t released until their relatives are notified.
The trooper wasn’t injured.
Information from: The Denver Post, http://www.denverpost.com