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Two people were hospitalized after a law enforcement vehicle and a sedan collided in Peyton early Sunday morning.

U.S. 24 between Stapleton Road and Elbert Road reopened about 8:35 a.m.

A spokesperson with Colorado State Patrol says an El Paso County deputy was traveling westbound on Highway 24 when an eastbound sedan drifted into their lane. The two vehicles collided.

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The second driver was airlifted to the hospital with serious injuries. The deputy was taken by ambulance.

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