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Suspect Arrested in Fatal Traffic Accident

The following is an update in reference to a fatal traffic accident that occurred on Sunday, September 30th in Lakewood.

At approximately 12:47 p.m. on 9/30/18, Lakewood Police responded to a five car accident at the intersection of W. Colfax Ave. and Kipling St. The accident scene was over 200 feet with massive damage to many of the involved vehicles.

The victim, 25 year-old Angela Wimmer was stopped at a red light at southbound Kipling St. and Colfax when her vehicle was rear ended by a truck at a high rate of speed, pushing her into the intersection. Miss Wimmer was transported to the hospital where she later died from her injures.

Following an investigation by the Lakewood Police Traffic Team, the driver of the truck, 47 year-old Todd Kenneth Grudznske (DOB: 8/17/71) has been arrested and jailed on suspicion of Vehicular Homicide / DUI, Vehicular Homicide / Reckless Driving, Felony DUI and Violation of a Protection Order. A booking photo of Grudznske follows this release. Both speed and alcohol are believed to have played a role in this accident.
Posted on: Tuesday, October 02, 2018