Last week, 1 person was killed and another was injured in a hit-and-run car accident near Delta, Colorado.
The accident occurred in between Delta and Hotchkiss on Highway 92 last Tuesday, according to the Colorado State Patrol. A pickup traveling westbound was forced off the highway to avoid being struck by a white sedan that crossed over from the eastbound lanes into oncoming traffic.
The driver of the pickup truck, a 67-year old man from Paonia, suffered minor injuries in the fatal car accident
. His 66-year old wife was seriously injured. She was taken to a local hospital where she later passed away from the injuries she incurred in the hit-and-run accident.