Wyoming driver in fatal crash apparently fell asleep
The driver of a car that crashed in northern Colorado last week, killing three people, apparently fell asleep behind the wheel.
22-year-old Anthony Alacca of Cheyenne has reportedly been charged with three misdemeanor counts of careless driving causing death and one misdemeanor count of careless driving causing injury in Thursday's crash.
A brother and sister, 21-year-old Michael De La Rosa and 18-year-old Mariah De La Rosa, and 21-year-old Michael Gnoato died after Alacca failed to negotiate a curve on U.S. Highway 85. The sedan hit an embankment, went airborne and rolled. A fourth passenger, 21-year-old Mariah Motschman, was injured and remains in critical condition at North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley.
The accident happened around 5:40 a.m. last Thursday morning about 10 miles south of the Wyoming border.
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