LONGMONT, Colo. (CBS4) – Part of Highway 287 in Longmont was closed at Highway 66 for a deadly crash on Tuesday afternoon in which weather conditions likely played a factor. A 34-year-old person from Berthoud died.

Police say a Cadillac sedan was driving south on Hwy 287 when the driver lost control and started to spin sideways into northbound traffic.

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The sedan was hit broadside on the driver’s side of the vehicle by a Honda Pilot which was driving north.

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Five people were in the SUV and were taken to the hospital with various injuries. Police say those victims are all from Fort Collins and are expected to be okay.

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The driver of the Cadillac died.

Investigators say speed and icy road conditions are possible factors, but not drugs or alcohol.

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The Boulder county Coroner’s Office has not identified the Cadillac’s driver. The intersection is expected to be closed until 10 p.m.

Danielle Chavira