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Teen killed in crash

By Casey Coffee, 6 p.m. producer/evening web editor , casey.coffee@krdo.com
Published On: Sep 04 2013 09:57:02 PM CDT
Updated On: Sep 05 2013 07:40:24 AM CDT
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Colorado State Patrol is investigating a deadly crash near Calhan, in eastern El Paso County.

El Paso County officials said 14-year-old Jae Ellis of Calhan was killed in the accident. She was the passenger in the vehicle.

The driver was 16-year-old Jourdan Ellis, also of Calhan. He suffered life threatening injuries and was taken to Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs.

Officers said the teen's car crashed on Funk Road, near North Calhan Highway just before 8 p.m. Wednesday. 

No other vehicles were involved in the crash.

Alcohol, drugs, speed and texting were not factors in the crash, authorities said.

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