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Woman killed in Hwy 50 crash

CAÑON CITY, Colo. - A woman from Cañon City was killed in a crash on Highway 50 Friday evening.

It happened at the intersection of Highway 50 and Mackenzie Avenue.

Police said a 1999 Dodge Durango, driven by Barbara Benish, was traveling westbound when a 1992 Nissan Sentra, driven by Sally Kruse, made a left hand turn.  Benish was not able to stop and hit Kruse's car.

Kruse was pronounced dead at the scene.  Benish, and a 16 year-old passenger were not badly hurt.

The crash is under investigation.

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