EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. - The Colorado State Patrol says the driver of a coupe died after crashing head-on into a recycling truck on Las Vegas Street.
The crash happened at 9:31 a.m. on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 just north of the Martin Luther King overpass.
Troopers say that the driver of a black coupe was going north on Las Vegas when the car drifted into the southbound lane and slammed head-on into the recycling truck.
Both vehicles came to a rest on the south side of Las Vegas, with the coupe pinned between the truck and a guardrail.
The driver of the coupe was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the recycling truck suffered minor injuries.
No names have been released.
Speed is being investigated as a possible factor in the crash.
State Patrol is asking anyone who witnessed the crash and hasn't already spoken with an investigator to give them a call at 719-544-2424.