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3 dead after SUV hits bear on I-70

By: Alex Zorn, Glenwood Post-Independent
September 29, 2017 Updated: September 30, 2017 at 7:25 am
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Seven individuals were in the SUV that struck a bear on Interstate 70 outside of Rifle early Friday morning. Three died.

New Castle residents Kimberly Hernandez, 7, and her grandfather Eugenio Hernandez Altamirano, 63, were pronounced dead at the scene, confirmed Garfield County Coroner Robert Glassmire.

Brizeyda Hernandez, 15, Kimberly’s sister, died later at Grand River Hosptial in Rifle at 9:25 a.m.

I-70 eastbound was closed from around 4 to 10 a.m. for crash and vehicle clean-up. Reed said that the patrol received the initial call at around 3:37 a.m.

Read more at the Glenwood Post-Independent

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