On Thursday, September 21, 2023, at approximately 2:08 AM., the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) was notified of a crash involving a pedestrian and a vehicle, near the intersection of Fountain Boulevard and Murray Boulevard. The pedestrian died on the scene as a result of the crash and the involved vehicle fled the scene.
On Thursday, September 21, 2023, the El Paso County Corner conducted an autopsy of the deceased pedestrian and identified her as 47-year-old Tawnya Wever of Colorado Springs.
Evidence indicated the involved vehicle to be a black 2019-2021 Honda Passport. The vehicle may have damage to its front end. This vehicle was last seen driving east on Fountain Boulevard towards Jet Wing Drive.
The CSPD Major Crash Team is asking for the community’s help in locating the vehicle or identifying the driver. If you have any information regarding the Honda Passport, please call the CSPD at 719-444-7000; or if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.
This is the 34th fatal crash in Colorado Springs this year. Colorado Springs had 41 fatal traffic crashes at the same time last year. In the past 365 days, there have been 49 fatal crashes in Colorado Springs. An example photo of the suspect vehicle is provided below.