[Press.Release] Fatal Rollover Crash East of Colorado Springs

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COLORADO STATE PATROL NEWS RELEASE
Public Affairs Unit
700 Kipling St. Denver, CO 80215

Sergeant John Hahn
Public Information Officer
(303) 239-4583

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  April 10, 2010         Time: 3:45pm

On Aril 10, 2010 at approximately 1:09 am, state troopers were dispatched to a rollover crash involving two fatalities on Highway 24, approximately one mile west of Calhan, Colorado.

Troopers have been able to determine that a blue, 2003 GMC pickup was traveling eastbound on Highway 24 when the vehicle went off of the right side of the road in a left-hand curve.  The pickup rolled several times ejecting the driver, 30-year-old Jonlyn Mansfield of Peyton, Colorado.  Both the driver and passenger, 12-year-old Dustin Mansfield, also of Peyton, were pronounced dead at the scene.  Next of kin has been notified.

The investigation is on-going, however, speed and the possibility of the driver having fallen asleep at the wheel are being investigated as to the role they may have played in the crash.

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Sergeant John R. Hahn
Colorado State Patrol - Public Affairs Unit
303-239-4500


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