Head-on Crash Kills One Person in Weld County
UPDATE: The Weld County Corner identified the man who died in a collision Monday afternoon in Mead as 43-year-old Theodore G. Hengstenberg of Longmont.
A pickup truck driver was killed Monday afternoon in the town of Mead. According to the Weld County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened about 3 p.m. yesterday on Colo. 66 near Weld County Road 7.5. The road was closed for several hours following the fatal head-on crash.
The driver of the pickup, who was not identified pending notification of family, was declared dead at the scene. It’s not known if anyone else was injured and the cause of the crash is under investigation.
Troopers say the pickup was headed westbound when the driver crossed over the median for an unknown reason and onto oncoming traffic.
We will follow this story and have new information as it becomes available.