COMING UP: Don't miss Xfinity Monday Live, with special guest Broncos Defensive Back Justin Simmons. Watch it on CBS4 at 6:30 p.m. or head to ViewHouse Centennial to see it live!

SUV Strikes Bear, Child And 2 Other People Killed

RIFLE, Colo. (CBS4) – An SUV hit a bear and rolled over, killing three people including a child early Friday morning on Interstate 70 near Rifle.

Crews flew two other children hurt in the crash to Children’s Hospital in Aurora.i70 deadly car vs bear 5mapvo frame 921 SUV Strikes Bear, Child And 2 Other People Killed

The SUV was traveling westbound at 3:30 a.m when it hit the bear and rolled into the eastbound lanes, according to Colorado State Patrol.

A total of seven people were inside the SUV. Others were taken to local hospitals in Mesa County.

i70 deadly car vs bear 5vo frame 282 SUV Strikes Bear, Child And 2 Other People Killed

(credit: CBS)

The people who were killed were all from New Castle. They were identified as:

Kimberly Hernandez, 7
Brizeyda (aka Brizeida) Hernandez, 15
Eugenio Hernandez Altamirano, 63

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Denver

Weather App
Future Leaders
Together 4 Colorado

Watch & Listen LIVE