THORNTON, Colo. (CBS4) – Friends and family gathered to remember a man killed in a head-on crash in Thornton.

The vigil was held Monday evening at 112th Avenue and Colorado Boulevard. That’s where Jaime Alberto Bañuelos was hit and killed Saturday.

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

Police say a driver of a pickup was speeding, swerved to avoid a car, and ended up in oncoming traffic, hitting Banuelos head on.

Bañuelos leaves behind a wife and young son.

The driver of the pickup was arrested for investigation of reckless driving. His name hasn’t been released.


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