UPDATE: Name of victim released in fatal crash near Garfield
The name of the woman killed in a two-vehicle crash near Garfield Thursday night has been released.
She is Shannon Marie Simonson, 31.
The crash happened at the intersection of Douglas County Road 22 and Pleasant Grove Road, about a half-mile east of Garfield.
The Douglas County Law Enforcement Center received a 911 call about the accident at about 5:45 p.m.
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office, State Patrol, North Ambulance and Garfield Fire Department and First Responders all responded to the scene.
It was initially reported that Simonson was pinned inside the vehicle. When help arrived, CPR was already being administered to Simonson, who later died at the scene.
According to a news release issued by the sheriff's office, the cause of the accident is "intersection related" and is being investigated.
More details are expected this afternoon.