7 Killed in Fiery Crash North of Denver

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

Seven people were killed in a single car crash on Interstae 25 near Colorado Highway 60. The crash happened just before 5 a.m. All the occupants inside a 1992 Suburban were killed, including a baby and toddler.

The news release below is from the Colorado State Patrol

\A gray over tan 1992 Chevy Suburban was traveling northbound on Colorado 25 at milepost 253 when it ran off the left side of the road for an unknown reason. the vehicle then continued traveling northbound in the center median for 330 feet until the median ended where Colorado 60 West passes underneath Colorado 25.

The vehicle then became airborne in a downward motion underneath Colorado 25 into the westbound lane of Colorado 60 in Larimer County. The Suburban struck a concrete pillar with it's front side, rotated in a counter-clockwise direction and came to rest on it's wheels facing southeast. The vehicle became engulfed in flames after impact and sustained heavy fire damage.

There were seven occupants in the vehicle. Five male and two female, including one male toddler and one male infant. All seven occupants were pronounced dead at the scene by the Larimer County Coroner.

At this time, the Larimer County Coroner is working to identify the occupants of the Suburban. Next of kin have not been identified.

Alcohol, drugs and speed are unknown at this time. Weather is not considered a factor in the crash.

More information will be released when it becomes available.

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