Authorities have named those involved in the Feb. 2 fatal crash on Interstate 70 near Idaho Springs.
Leora Ezoory, the 33-year-old passenger, of Los Angeles was pronounced dead at the scene after the Jeep she was riding in crashed into a semi-truck, according to a Feb. 3 press release from the Idaho Springs Police Department.
The 34-year-old male driver, Joel Ezoory of Los Angeles, was injured and transported to a Denver-area hospital. His condition is unknown.
The Ezoorys were traveling on eastbound I-70 around 5:30 p.m. when their 2020 Jeep Compass Trailhawk struck a semi-truck that was broken down on the shoulder. The semi-truck driver was in the cab at the time of the accident and was uninjured.