Rollover kills adult near Sterling, child in same vehicle unharmed

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STERLING, Colo. — One man was killed in a rollover accident on I-76 near Sterling Monday morning, however the child in his vehicle survived the crash with no major injuries.

According to Colorado State Patrol spokesperson Nate Reid, the accident was reported shortly after 5 a.m., and occurred near mile marker 111 on I-76. Reid said the vehicle that rolled was traveling eastbound on the interstate.

There was another vehicle in the same location that had sustained damage, but Reid said he was unsure if the second vehicle was involved in the crash.

Reid confirmed that one adult male was killed after his vehicle rolled, and that a 12-year-old was able to survive in that man’s vehicle relatively-injury free. Reid was unable to provide any other details early Monday morning.

The accident, which occurred about 13 miles west of Sterling, caused police to shut down one lane of traffic for most of the morning.