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20-year-old crashes vehicle into Fruita roundabout

Vehicle crashes into new Fruita sculptures (Photo Credit: David Jones)
Vehicle crashes into new Fruita sculptures (Photo Credit: David Jones)(David Jones)
Published: Sep. 7, 2021 at 11:13 AM MDT
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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - Over the weekend, a vehicle crashed into the base of a newly built sculpture on the Fruita roundabout.

On Saturday, Sept. 4 around 11:30 p.m., 20-year-old Ashton Atwood crashed his car through the concrete barrier of the roundabout at the Fruita exit of I-70 eastbound.

Fruita Police Department responded to the incident. The police department believes speed may have been a factor in the crash.

Police report that Atwood was the only occupant of the vehicle. He was issued a citation for Careless Driving.

At this time, there is no word on if Atwood was taken to the hospital or suffered any injuries.

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