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Mar 7, 2014 7:04 PM by Joanne Glamm

Woman dies in rural Pueblo County accident

An 89-year-old woman who was injured in a pickup truck accident today died.

She was a passenger in the pickup driven by her 61-year-old son.

Authorities aren't releasing their names.

Pueblo County Sheriff's Deputies and Pueblo Rural Fire Department responded to the accident along South Road, between 39th and 40th Lanes.

When emergency responders arrived, they reported a red Ford pickup truck was flipped over and in the ditch along the roadway.

The driver told authorities he tried to bring the vehicle back onto the road after it veered off, but he lost control.

The vehicle turned over into the ditch.

His mother wasn't using a seatbelt and was partially thrown from the vehicle.

Her son was taken to a hospital to be treated for his injuries.

 

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