Colorado Springs

One dead, several injured in Highway 24 crash

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - One person is dead and another was airlifted to the hospital after a crash on Highway 24 and Cave of The Winds. 

The crash happened around 4:45 on Sunday afternoon.

Police say two cars crashed at the intersection. The highway was closed for an extended period of time. 

One person was airlifted to the hospital with serious injuries. Another person was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Police confirmed later that three other people were injured in the crash. 

Outside agencies to include the El Paso County Sheriffs Office, Colorado State Patrol, Manitou Springs Volunteer Fire Department, American Medical Response, and Flight For Life responded and are assisting the Manitou Springs Police Department.

Names are not being released due to the ongoing investigation.

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