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Two weekend crashes kill 3 in Larimer County

Two fatal crashes claimed three lives in Larimer County over the weekend. The first crash happened Saturday on I-25 southbound near Wellington. Police said a 66-year-old Wellington man was killed after a semi-truck veered off the roadway and crossed the median into the northbound lanes, striking a Porsche on a frontage road near Nunn Road, the Coloradoan reported. The Wellington man, who was wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced dead at the scene. The truck driver, who wasn’t wearing a seatbelt, suffered serious injuries and was hospitalized. The truck driver hasn’t been charged yet. The crash remains under investigation.

Early Sunday afternoon, two Fort Collins residents were killed in a crash on Highway 287. Police said an 84-year-old woman and an 89-year-old man in an Audi were killed when a vehicle struck them on southbound Highway 287 near Larimer County Road 54G near Laporte. A 21-year-old driver from Boulder wasn’t hurt in the crash. Police said neither speed nor alcohol were factors in the crash, but they’re still investigating the cause.

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