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2 dead in crash on Tower Road in Aurora

Police said the crash happened overnight near East 40th Avenue and North Tower Road.

AURORA, Colo. — Two drivers are dead after a crash in Aurora on Sunday morning.

The Aurora Police Department (APD) first tweeted about the crash at 2:51 a.m. on Sunday. Police said the crash happened at 40th Avenue and Tower Road.

The incident involved two vehicles, a 2005 Honda sedan and a 2000 Lexus sedan. Investigators said the Honda was speeding northbound on Tower Road when the vehicle ran a red light and collided with the Lexus at the intersection.

Both drivers were pronounced dead on the scene and were the only occupants of each vehicle.

Police said the intersection was closed for several hours as they investigated the incident. 

The identity of the deceased victims will be released by the Adams County Coroner's Office once their next-of-kin has been notified.

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident or have dash-cam footage to contact the Aurora Police Traffic Section at 303-739-6423.

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