The Colorado State Patrol is currently investigating a single-vehicle crash, which resulted in a single fatality. The crash occurred on Colorado Highway 96, 2.5 miles west of Sheridan Lake, in Kiowa County.
A 2010 Dodge Avenger driven by Brooke A. Pearce, age 23, of Cheyenne Wells, Colorado, was traveling westbound on Colorado Highway 96 when the Dodge drifted into the eastbound lane and off the south side of the road. The Dodge overcorrected, traveled back into the roadway where it overcorrected once again and traveled back off the south side of the road where it rolled ½ times while colliding with a utility pole.
The Kiowa County Coroner pronounced Brooke A. Pearce deceased on scene. The crash remains under investigation.
(Editor’s Note: According to a source, Brooke Pearce was a nursing student at Lamar Community College)
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