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2 killed, 1 seriously hurt in head-on collision

DENVER (AP) - Two people have been killed and another has been injured in a head-on collision near Fairplay.

The Colorado State Patrol says the two trucks collided on US 285 five miles North of Fairplay just before 5:45 p.m. Saturday.

They say two people died in the crash and a third person was airlifted to a local hospital in serious condition.

The accident shutdown US 285 for more that two hours as rescue crews worked to clear the roadway.

The accident is under investigation


Information from: KUSA-TV,

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