Child among 2 dead in Fort Collins head-on collision

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- Two people were killed and two were injured in a head-on collision on Sunday afternoon, the Fort Collins Police Department.

At about 11:40 a.m., police responded to near the intersection of Harmony Road and Hinsdale Drive.

A 2005 Pontiac Vibe sedan was traveling westbound on Harmony Road when it crossed over the center turn lane and collided head-on with a 2001 Chevrolet truck traveling eastbound on Harmony Road in the left through-lane, police said.

The driver of the truck, 42-year-old Brian Sauer of Fort Collins, was taken to Poudre Valley Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries.

The driver of the sedan was pronounced dead at the scene. Two children suffered serious injuries and were taken to Medical Center of the Rockies.

One of the children died at the hospital. The names of the victims have not been released by the Larimer County Coroner’s Office.

Harmony Road was closed between Larkbunting Drive and Starflower Drive for about five hours for the investigation.

Investigators are working with the coroner’s office to determine if drugs or alcohol contributed to the collision. The investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers of Larimer County at 970-221-6868.

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