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Woman ID’d in fatal crash near Red Feather Lakes

The 36-year-old woman was the driver of a Ford Focus that skidded into a Dodge Ram 2500 pickup Thursday morning.

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Summer Knackstedt, a 36-year-old woman from Livermore, was identified as the person killed in a two-vehicle crash Thursday morning on icy Red Feather Lakes Road.

Colorado State Patrol said the crash happened at 7 a.m.

Knackstedt was driving a Ford Focus eastbound on Red Feather Lakes Road (Larimer County Road 74E) when it skidded on the icy road about 15 miles west of Livermore. The car entered the westbound lane and collided with the front of a Dodge Ram 2500 pickup.

Knackstedt died at the scene. The driver of the Dodge was not injured.

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Knackstedt’s 57-year-old passenger suffered serious injuries and was transported to Poudre Valley Hospital. 

CSP reported icy roads at the time of the crash. The area saw freezing rain and snow the night before the crash. CSP did not indicate that speed, drugs or alcohol contributed to the crash.

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