Two killed in accident on I-70 near Limon

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

LIMON, Colo. (AP) -- Authorities say two women from Texas are dead after they were hit by a tractor-trailer while changing a tire on Interstate 70 near Limon.

Sgt. Mike Baker with the Colorado State Patrol says the semi registered in Louisiana was towing a loaded horse trailer when it struck the women at about 6:30 a.m. Saturday. One of the victims was pronounced dead at the scene, and the other died at a hospital.

Killed in the crash were 48-year-old Shun Jones, of Carrollton, Texas, and 38-year-old Amanda Omo-Iyamu, of Balch Springs, Texas.

Baker says troopers are investigating if the vehicle that had stopped on the highway was still on the roadway or was on the shoulder.


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  • by c.mc Location: i70 east on Jul 15, 2012 at 09:54 PM
    Now it has been reported,tgat a 16 year old was driving the truck.shame on that father no 16 year old has any busness driving a rig none!
  • by c.mc Location: i70 east on Jul 15, 2012 at 09:48 PM
    Now it has been reported,tgat a 16 year old was driving the truck.shame on that father no 16 year old has any busness driving a rig none!
  • by Anonymous on Jul 15, 2012 at 06:14 AM
    It doesnt matter where the vehicle was stopped, the Moron driving the truck should have slowed down and changed lanes!
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