Investigators: Street Sweeper Ran Red Light Before Fatal Wreck

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. (AP/CBS4) — Law enforcement officers say a street sweeper collided with a sport utility vehicle at an intersection in eastern Boulder County, killing one person and injuring another.

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Colorado State Patrol Trooper Nate Reid says the street sweeper was southbound on Highway 287 shortly after 6:15 a.m. Monday when investigators believe the driver ran a red light and collided with the SUV at the intersection with Highway 52.

The collision killed a female passenger in the SUV and injured the man who was driving. Their names have not been released.

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Reid says Keith Simmons, the 30-year-old driver of the street sweeper, was not injured. No citations were immediately issued.

(© Copyright 2017 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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