03/23/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Colorado Issues First Ticket For Texting While Driving

AURORA | Aurora police this month cited a 19-year-old Denver woman under the state's new texting while driving law, marking the first time in Aurora -- and likely Colorado -- officers have enforced the new ban on texting.

According to police reports, an Aurora police officer cited the woman after she crashed her car into a median or curb near Tower Road and Interstate 70 on Jan. 3.

The woman later admitted to police she crashed because she was texting and police cited her under the new law.

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