Fatal Head On Crash

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One man is killed after a head on collision on Highway 141 south of Gateway. According to Colorado State Patrol, a Pontiac Grand Prix was heading north on Highway 141 when it crossed into the south lane and collided head on with a Ford F–250 pickup Thursday evening.

The 46 year old driver of the Pontiac died on scene, his name has not yet been released. The driver of the truck, 42 year old Michael White of Telluride was taken to a Grand Junction Hospital with minor injuries. Excessive speed on the part of the Pontiac is believed to be a contributing factor in the crash.