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Gazette Premium Content Victim of Longmont crash, fire identified

Associated Press Updated: February 27, 2014 at 5:16 pm
Associated Press Updated: February 27, 2014 at 5:16 pm • Published: February 27, 2014

LONGMONT — Authorities have removed the body of a man and his dog believed killed when the driver crashed into a building in Longmont and set it on fire. Longmont Police Cmdr. Jeff Satur said Thursday witnesses said the man may have had a seizure and crashed into the building. He said the...

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LONGMONT — Authorities have retrieved the body of a man killed when his pickup crashed into a building in Longmont and set it on fire.

The Longmont Times-Call reports (http://tinyurl.com/ngxtgqu) police identified the victim Thursday as 34-year-old Carlos Bustillos of Longmont.

Police Cmdr. Jeff Satur says witnesses reported Bustillos may have had a seizure before the crash Wednesday.

Authorities say two teenage passengers tried to save Bustillos but could not. They escaped unharmed. Satur says he believes Bustillos was their father.

The body of Bustillos' dog, Sugar, was was found at his feet in the pickup.

Satur says the vehicle stopped at an intersection and then accelerated into a warehouse. No other injuries were reported.

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