HUERFANO- Colorado State Troopers recovered 587 pounds of marijuana (street value of $587,000) from an accident scene at mile marker 50 on I-25 just before 9 am on Tues. Jan. 27. A 2002 green Suburban pulling a trailer lost control, struck a guard rail, rolled and came to rest in the roadway. The driver, a 31 year old male from New Mexico, sustained serious injuries and was transported to St. Mary Corwin. A 27 year old female sustained minor injuries, was treated on scene, arrested and transported to the Huerfano County Jail. She was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, a Class 4 felony, and unlawful possession of 8 ounces or more of marijuana. I-25 was closed two hours for accident investigation, cleanup and recovery. They were enroute to Denver.
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