Jul 17, 2014 12:12 PM by Andy Koen
EL PASO COUNTY - The Colorado State Patrol reports a 27 year old woman died after being thrown from an SUV during a rollover crash along I-25 near Fountain Wednesday afternoon. The accident happened at around 2:45 p.m. in the northbound lane of the interstate near milepost 127.
Kisha Wilmont, 27, and Jonathan Ortega, 25, were both ejected from the Chevy Tahoe. They were transported to Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs where Wilmont was pronounced dead. Ortega survived the accident and is being treated for suffered serious, non-life threatening injuries.
Troopers say it is not clear yet who was driving the SUV. It was raining at the time of the accident. However, troopers are also investigating whether excessive speed played a role.