Colorado Springs man found guilty of killing 2 high school students while driving under the influence of alcohol, pot

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (KKTV) – A Colorado Springs man faces up to 30 years in prison after he was found guilty this week of killing two high school seniors while driving drunk and high.

Ricky Avalos-Trujillo, 25, was traveling in the wrong direction on an I-25 frontage road just south of Castle Rock last August when he smashed into a pickup carrying four 17-year-olds. Two of the passengers, Audrey Todd and Colton Bellamy, died shortly after reaching the hospital, while another girl in the truck survived but suffered critical injuries. Only the driver, who troopers say was the lone teen wearing a seat belt that morning, walked away from the collision with moderate injuries.

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