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Woman Dead After Vehicle Crash

Woman Dead After Vehicle Crash on S. Quentin Way
Posted on 04/25/2023

(April 25th, 2023) - The Aurora Police Department Traffic Investigations Unit is investigating a fatal crash that happened Tuesday morning on South Quentin Way and East Iliff Avenue.


Approximately 1:15 a.m., officers responded to a single-vehicle crash involving a female driver, 26, and a young child. The driver and child were extricated from the vehicle and taken to local hospitals, however, the driver passed away from injuries sustained at the scene. The child is expected to survive.


Investigators determined the driver lost control of the vehicle, a Chevrolet Cobalt, and crashed east of Peoria Street. During the crash, the vehicle struck a median and hit a tree. Speed is believed to be a factor in this incident. The driver's name, along with the official cause and manner of death, will be released by the Arapahoe County Coroner's Office.


In order to collect evidence and reconstruct the crash, investigators closed the roadway until about 7:30 a.m. this morning.


The investigation is ongoing. If you witnessed the crash or have any information about the identity of the driver, please contact Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720.913.STOP (7867).

This is the 16th traffic-related crash this year.


Sydney Edwards
Public Information Officer

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