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A 16-year-old died Tuesday in a single-vehicle crash near Calhan, according to Colorado State Patrol.

The teen, whose name has not been released, was driving and not wearing a seat belt.

The driver veered off of the right side of the road while northbound on McQueen Road, about a half-mile north of Washington Road. The crash happened about 1 p.m.

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After losing control, the car rolled and the teen driver was ejected, troopers said. The driver was pronounced dead on scene.

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A second passenger in the car was also not wearing a seat belt, but was released by medical crews on scene.

Troopers do not believe drugs, alcohol or excessive speeds are factors of the crash and are still investigating the crash.



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