Los Alamos Teen Dies In Crash In Colorado

Patrick Beauparlant

Colorado State Police News:

Patrick Beauparlant, 19, of Los Alamos died this morning in a single vehicle crash in Pueblo, Colo.

According to a news release from Colorado State Police, Beauparlant was a passenger in a 1997 Jeep Wrangler driven northbound on I-25 by a 19-year-old woman at around 8:30 a.m., when the driver attempted to pass a pickup and lost control due to snowy road conditions.

The Jeep crashed into a guardrail and rolled over several times down a rocky embankment before coming to a stop in a dry creek bed. Beauparlant died at the scene. The driver was transported to an area hospital with moderate injuries.

Beauparlant was a graduate of Los Alamos High School where he played on the football team.