ARVADA, Colo. (CBS4) – The 43-year-old driver accused of causing an accident in Arvada that left several people dead has died in the hospital.

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Investigators believe Christopher Farr was drunk at the time.

Seven vehicles were involved in the crash Sunday evening at 61st Avenue and Ward Road.

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Married couple Pete and Judy Peterson, who were both in their 70s, died in the crash. Another victim, Lorie Hicks, 59, also died.