Victim identified in fatal crash on Lands End Road

By: News Desk Email
By: News Desk Email

MESA COUNTY, Colo. Trooper Lewis with the Colorado State Patrol confirms a fatal accident on Lands End Road.

CSP responded to the crash where one person is confirmed dead on arrival and three others in the car were injured.

Driver John David Maldonado, 24, of Palisade, was pronounced dead on the scene, according to the Mesa County Coroner.

CSP confirms two people were transported to St. Mary's hospital with moderate injuries and one other was treated on scene for injuries.

Reports came in at 7:40 PM on Saturday night that a Chevy pick-up truck was traveling east on Lands End Road when the driver lost control over gravel and rolled onto the roof, landing about 20 feet from the roadway.

Excessive speed and alcohol are being considered as contributing factors to the incident.

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