Two Fatalities on West Hwy 50 in Lamar

Accident Vehicle at Big Timbers Museum Crash Site

Accident Vehicle from Big Timbers Museum Crash

The Colorado State Patrol has updated the information they sent in the original press release to the media.  This article has been updated with the correction.

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Update* From the Colorado State Patrol: 

The name of the driver of the Buick has been corrected to read as: Jordan Corbin, age 17, of Lamar, Colorado.

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a single vehicle crash that resulted in two fatalities in Lamar, Colorado, Thursday afternoon, July 3.  The crash occurred on Colorado Highway 50 near milepost 434 in Lamar on the portion of the highway adjacent to Big Timbers Museum where the vehicle came to rest.

First Responders on Scene with Crash Vehicle

First Responders on Scene with Crash Vehicle

(Corrected information from CSP: A 2002 Buick driven by Jordan Corbin, age 17 of Lamar)

was traveling westbound on Highway 50, with Cassidy Wallace, 17, of Lamar as her passenger.  Jordan Corbin failed to negotiate the curve, causing the Buick to travel off the right side of the road and roll one complete time.  The Buick came to rest on its wheels, facing east.

Break Marks on Curve

Break Marks on Curve


Both Jordan Burke and Cassidy Wallace were pronounced deceased at the scene by Joe Giadone, Prowers County Coroner.  Excessive speed is considered a contributing factor in the crash.  However, the Colorado State Patrol is continuing their investigation.

Concrete Electric Mount Pad, Uprooted by Impact

Concrete Electric Mount Pad, Uprooted by Impact

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