AURORA, Colo. — Police in Aurora are investigating a single-vehicle crash that left one man dead and injured two others Sunday evening.
It happened around 9 p.m. at the intersection of E. Pinewood Drive and S. Wheatlands Parkway in southeast Aurora.
Police said a Mazda SUV was traveling northbound on S. Wheatlands Parkway at a high rate of speed, struck the median and rolled several times before coming to rest on the sidewalk.
During the crash, an 18-year-old male passenger was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced deceased at the scene. His name has not been released.
The adult male driver and a second adult male passenger were transported to the hospital with minor injuries.
Police said this incident marks the 63rd traffic-related death in Aurora this year.