HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — A man and a child are dead after a crash on C-470 Saturday afternoon.
According to the Colorado State Patrol (CSP), the Dodge pickup was traveling down the express lane near Lucent Boulevard just after 2 p.m. when it drove into the dirt median and ended up colliding with a concrete barrier, causing it to flip end-over-end before landing on its wheels.
There were three people in the truck, according to CSP. The driver, identified as 34-year-old Joseph Vasicek of Littleton, died at the scene. Everitt Vasicek, 5, was also killed.
An 8-year-old girl was seriously injured in the crash but survived, CSP said.
CSP said excessive speed is suspected to be a factor in the crash.
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