2 killed in single-vehicle crash on I-70 near Silt

Posted at 8:13 PM, Jul 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-10 22:13:08-04

SILT, Colo. – Two people were killed in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 70 near Silt Monday evening.

The Colorado State Patrol says five people were in the westbound vehicle when, for an unknown reason, it rolled off the roadway near the Silt exit.

The two victims were pronounced dead at the scene. Paramedics transported the three surviving passengers to a Grand Junction hospital. The extent of their injuries is not known.

Troopers closed the area to traffic while they conducted an investigation.

The two people killed in the crash have yet to be identified.