State Patrol Investigating Fatal Accident on Highway 285

Emergency 911 Scene

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a deadly two-car crash at the summit of Poncha Pass that happened yesterday afternoon.    

State patrol says a vehicle was traveling northbound on Highway 285 when it began to spin on the snow packed roads and collided with a southbound vehicle.   

Investigators say the driver of the northbound vehicle died at the scene and two underage passengers were transported to the Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center with serious injuries.   

The identities of those involved have not been released.  The crash remains under investigation.    

Terry West