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Collision Kills Two
Eight Miles South of Springfield

Picture courtesy of The Plainsman Herald. Two people, Ute Jung, age 37 and Alexandra Jung, age 8, from Livermore Colorado, were killed in a collision with a semi eight miles south of Springfield on 287, Wednesday, March 30th, at about 3:04 P.M. The semi, pulling double trailers, was driven by Robin Mortensen from Morrison Colorado, age 41 who escaped with minor injuries.

Ute and Alexandra Jung were pronounced dead at the scene and taken to Rich Funeral Home in Springfield. According to a police blotter, they were headed southbound on Hwy 287 in a Dodge Pick-up when they crossed the center lane and collided with the truck. They were wearing seatbelts and airbags were deployed. The semi continued in a northerly direction and ran off the right side of the road coming to rest facing north. No alcohol was involved.

Investigating officers were, Dolan, Delange and Lathrop. The accident is still under investigation.

Police Blotter (PDF file)

  • Picture above courtesy of Penny Self at the Plainsman Herald

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