PUEBLO, Colo. (CBS4) – An 18-year-old man was killed when he was run over by a train after being ejected from an SUV in a rollover crash in Pueblo early Sunday morning.
The accident happened along Interstate 25 just north of the 13th Street exit around 12:40 a.m.
The driver lost control of the SUV near the railroad tracks and the 18-year-old landed on the tracks. The train was unable to stop in time and ran the teen over.
Two other 16-year-old males were injured in the crash. One remains in the intensive care unit with life-threatening injuries.
Police believe excessive speed was a factor in the crash. They’re investigating to see if drugs or alcohol also played a role.
It’s not clear who was driving the SUV.
No names have been released.