An 18-year-old woman from Minnesota was killed in a crash in Colorado Monday morning after hitting a moose, then struck by a passing vehicle.
Kendra Durnan of Buffalo, Minnesota, was driving south on Interstate 25 near Castle Pines, Colo., When she collided with the elk apparently crossing the freeway, Master Trooper Gary Cutler with the Colorado State Patrol told CBS4 Denver.
Durnan’s car was damaged and she could not drive. She was hit by another vehicle after getting out of her car, according to the news station.
Southern metro firefighters have been reported several vehicles were involved in the crash, which resulted in the transport of nine people to hospitals in the area in addition to Durnan’s fatal injuries.
Cutler told CBS4 that there were three male passengers in the car with Durnan and two people from two different cars got out of their vehicles.
According to social media posts, Durnan had recently moved to Colorado Springs and was a model with Privileged Model Management based in Minneapolis.
Bring Me The News has contacted the Colorado State Patrol for more information.