One dies, one injured in crash involving street sweeper in Boulder County

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — One person died and another was injured in a two-vehicle crash on Monday morning in Boulder County, the Colorado State Patrol said.

The crash involved a silver Toyota hatchback and a street sweeper at highways 287 and 52 about 6:15 a.m.

The adult female passenger of the hatchback was killed and the adult male driver was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the street sweeper, 30-year-old Keith Simmons of Commerce City, was not injured, the Colorado State Patrol said.

Investigators believe the street sweeper was traveling southbound on Highway 287 when it ran a red light and collided with the hatchback.

Eastbound lanes of Highway 52 were closed east of Highway 287, the Colorado Department of Transportation said. It reopened just before 11 a.m.