One Victim Identified in Double Fatal I-70 Crash, Baby Fights for Life

By: Natalie Pallone Email
By: Natalie Pallone Email

The Mesa County Coroner's Office has identified one of the victims involved in Monday's head on crash.

Officials say the driver of the red Monte Carlo was 26–year–old Jenny Trover from Fruita.

Police say Trover was driving eastbound on I–70 between 23 and 24 Roads with a 5 month old baby boy in the car when a silver Dodge Caravan entered the highway going the wrong way and crashed head on into her.

Trover was pronounced dead on scene. The driver of the minivan died about four hours after the crash at St. Mary's Hospital, her identity is not being released at this time. The infant is in ICU at St. Mary's in critical condition with head injuries.

The baby was properly restrained.

The crash remains under investigation.

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