DELTA COUNTY, Colo. (KKCO) - Colorado State Patrol has released the identity of the 20-year-old Olathe woman who died in a crash on Highway 50 Saturday.
Troopers say 49-year-old Rama Martin of Montrose was driving a Suzuki Sidekick east on Highway 50 just eight miles outside Delta when she went off the road for some reason and rolled the SUV four times.
Twenty-year-old Allissa Blake from Olathe was riding shot-gun and died on scene. She was wearing her seat belt.
Martin was also wearing her seat belt and suffered only minor injuries, as did a one-year-old who was properly restrained in a car seat.
Troopers say 15-year-old Kurston Howard of Montrose was the only one not wearing her seat belt. She was ejected and flown to a Grand Junction hospital. She remains in the hospital and is listed in critical condition according to hospital officials.
Officials don’t believe speed or alcohol played a factor in the crash and haven’t filed charges yet.