Arap County Fatal

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DATE: 05-24-2008 TIME: 8:30 P.M.

On May 24, 2008 at approximately 11:31 A.M., Colorado State Troopers responded to a fatal crash on westbound Interstate 70 at milepost 330 in Arapahoe County. A black 2004 Chrysler was traveling westbound on Interstate 70. The vehicle traveled off the right (north) side of the road and struck a delineator post before returning to the road rotating counter clockwise. The driver overcorrected to the right and traveled off the left
(south) side of the road into the depressed dirt and grass median as the vehicle was rotating counter clockwise. The vehicle slid broadside for a short distance and then rolled 2 1/2 times stopping on its top.

The restrained driver has been identified as Mallory Spry, age 18 of Webb City, MO. Spry sustained minor injuries and was transported to Swedish Medical Center in Englewood.

The restrained passenger has been identified Aaron Reed, age 25 of Webb City, MO. Ms. Reed sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Arapahoe County Coroner.

The other passengers age one, three and four sustained minor injuries and were transported to Children's Hospital in Aurora. All three children share the same last name as the deceased and were restrained in the vehicle.

The crash remains under investigation.

Alcohol or drugs are not suspected as contributing factors.

Next of kin have been notified
 
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