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28-year-old man killed in crash with RTD bus

Police said the crash happened at the intersection of 40th Avenue and North Chambers Road.

DENVER — The Denver Police Department (DPD) is investigating a deadly crash involving an RTD bus and a vehicle on Sunday morning. 

DPD tweeted about the crash around 7:16 a.m. on Sunday. A spokesperson with the police department told 9NEWS that this is a high speed-related crash. 

According to DPD, the driver of the vehicle was driving at a high speed when they crashed into an RTD bus that was making a turn at the intersection of 40th Avenue and North Chambers Road. Police said the driver of the car was died at the scene. It is unclear if anyone was injured on the bus. 

The Denver Medical Examiner's Office identified the driver as 28-year-old Elmil Parada Funez.

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This is the second crash this weekend involving an RTD bus. On Saturday morning, a DPD pursuit of a possible kidnapping led to a deadly crash. 

Police said they were pursuing a suspect vehicle when it crashed into an RTD bus at North Broadway and 13th Avenue. 

According to DPD, one person on the bus suffered minor injuries and the driver of the vehicle was taken to the hospital for his injuries.

The driver of the vehicle was later pronounced dead at the hospital, police said.

The Medical Examiner's Office identified the driver killed as 43-year-old Paul Hoard. 

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