GARFIELD COUNTY, Colo. (KKCO)- The Colorado State Patrol has confirmed that Casey Grossnickle and Briana Grossnickle, both 39, were the deceased victims in a head-on collision accident on Highway 13 Monday evening. Keith Griffitts, the driver of the other vehicle was flown to St. Mary's with life-threating injuries.
The Grossnickle's were driving a 2015 Dodge SUV, and Griffitts was driving a 2011 Chevy pickup.
The Garfield County Coroner's Office says that both the Grossnickle's were wearing seatbelts and were traveling northbound towards Meeker when a vehicle traveling southbound hit their vehicle head-on.
This happened around 4:15 p.m. Monday evening, approximately 8 miles north of Rifle on Highway 13.
Colorado State Patrol and Garfield County's Sheriff's responded to the accident.
The investigation is ongoing.