WELD COUNTY, Colo. -- Two people were killed in a head-on collision at Highway 85 and Weld County Road 70 on Saturday night, the Colorado State Patrol said.
The crash happened about 9:30 p.m. near Lucerne, the Colorado State Patrol said. A third person suffered serious injuries, according to CSP.
Highway 85 was shut down in the area while the crash was investigated.
CSP said the accident was caused when a driver of a truck was traveling south in the northbound lanes when it hit a car head on, killing both drivers instantly.
Officials said they found a bottle of vodka in the truck that caused the accident.
The drivers who were killed have not been identified.