BERNARDO, N.M. — Authorities in New Mexico say an elderly Colorado couple has died after their car was struck by a semi-truck on a highway.
Harlan Leroy Swanson, 94, and Elinor Swanson, 92, were traveling Monday afternoon on east of Bernardo when their vehicle made a left onto US 60, New Mexico State Police said.
A semi-truck hit their SUV.
State Police say the Swansons, of Colorado Springs, were pronounced dead at the scene.
The 52-year-old Belen man driving the semi was transported to a hospital with unknown injuries. His condition was not immediately known Tuesday.
Alcohol does not appear to have been a factor, according to investigators. The couple was also wearing their seat belts.
The investigation remains ongoing.