A tragic car accident occurred in Arvada, Colorado on Monday, February 5th, 2024, resulting in the death of 44-year-old musician Kresten wolff thomsen arvada CO.
Thomsen was driving with his two young children, 10-year-old Ella and 7-year-old Gabe, when their car was struck by a pickup truck driven by 23-year-old Juan Ortega Torres Jr. Police say Torres ran a red light and was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the collision.
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Wolff Thomsen was pronounced dead at the scene. His two children were rushed to the hospital, with one suffering serious injuries. The driver of another car hit by Torres also sustained injuries. Torres was arrested and charges are pending.
Thomsen was a talented pianist who worked with the Colorado Ballet Academy. Originally from Denmark, he had lived in Colorado for some time with his wife Alicia and their children. A GoFundMe campaign has been started to support Alicia as she grieves the sudden loss of her husband and cares for her injured children.
The tragic and preventable nature of the accident has shaken Thomsen's family and the Colorado arts community. Friends describe him as a devoted father and husband who loved making music. Our condolences go out to all affected by this terrible incident.
He was a 44-year-old musician who played piano for the Colorado Ballet Academy. Originally from Denmark, Kresten lived in Arvada, Colorado with his wife Alicia and their two young children Ella and Gabe.
By all accounts, Kresten brought joy and talent to Colorado's dance community. His music elevated many performances, including last year's Denver Ballet Guild's YDC event, which he was excited to participate in again this year. Beyond his musical abilities, Kresten was known for his kindness, positive spirit, and devotion to his family.
This loss leaves his wife to grieve while also caring for their injured children. A GoFundMe has been started to help the family in this difficult time. Our hearts go out his loved ones, as well as the many friends whose lives were touched by Kresten's generous soul. I hope memories of his vibrant passion for music and life provide some comfort amidst the sadness.