Jessie Young Dies in Head-On Crash on Highway 172 [Durango, CO]

Jessie Young Dies in Head-On Crash on Highway 172 [Durango, CO]
Jessie Young Dies in Head-On Crash on Highway 172 [Durango, CO]

Fatal Head-On Crash in Durango, Jessie Young Identified

DURANGO, CO (May 1, 2023) La Plata County Coroner identified 30-year-old Jessie Marie Young as the victim who died in a head-on crash on Highway 172 on April 14.
According to the Colorado State Patrol, the collision happened near mile marker 21 near the Durango-La Plata County Airport.
Based on a report, Young was driving a Kia southwest on the highway at the time of the crash. Due to unknown reasons, her vehicle traveled into the northbound lane and collided head-on with a Chevrolet Silverado.
As a result, Young suffered grave injuries and died in the incident.
Two children in Young’s car suffered serious injuries. The driver of the Chevrolet, a 22-year-old, and his 29-year-old passenger also suffered serious injuries. Another passenger, a 21-year-old, had moderate injuries.
The Colorado State Patrol suspected alcohol or drug use as a factor in the crash.
As of now, an investigation into the case is ongoing. In addition, no other details are available.

Our sincerest sympathies go to the family and loved ones of Jessie Marie Young.

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