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.

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.

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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