2 killed, one seriously injured in 2-vehicle crash in Boulder County

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — Two people were killed and another person was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash in Boulder County on Monday morning, the Colorado State Patrol said.

The crash happened about 6 a.m. on Highway 287 between Isabelle and Arapahoe roads, west of Erie.

The driver and passenger in a 1997 Ford truck both died. The passenger, a 44-year-old man , was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver, a 40-year-old woman, was taken to a hospital where she later died.

Neither person was wearing a seat belt.

The driver of the other vehicle, a 57-year-old woman, was taken to a hospital with serious injuries. She was the only person in the 2007 Mazda van.

Both directions of Highway 287 were closed between Isabelle and Arapahoe roads. Northbound lanes reopened just after 6:30 a.m. and southbound lanes reopened just after 10:30 a.m.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.