Jun 9, 2012 7:29 PM by Lacey Steele

Young child dies in Pueblo crash on I-25

A little boy dies after a driver falls asleep at the wheel in Pueblo.

John Romero, 9, from Albuquerque, New Mexico was killed in the crash Saturday morning on I-25.

Police say seven people were in the SUV at the time of the crash.

Six are injured, and the child was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 35-year-old male driver seems to have fallen asleep at the wheel.

Police do not think drugs or alcohol were involved.

They tell News 5 they believe these people were headed to a soccer tournament in Denver.


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