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Victims identified in double fatal Highway 287 crash in Boulder County

Posted at 3:30 PM, May 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-01 17:49:24-04

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — The Boulder County Coroner’s Office identified the two victims killed in two-vehicle crash on Highway 287 in Boulder County Monday morning.

Jeanni Nunn, 40, and her passenger, Christopher Chavez, 56, both from Thornton, died after a collision with another vehicle near the intersection of Arapahoe Road at about 5:30 a.m.

The 56-year-old woman who was driving the other vehicle involved in the crash suffered serious injuries, according to CSP Trooper Josh Lewis.

It's unclear what caused the crash. An investigation is ongoing. 

The highway was closed in both directions following the crash.