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Crash in east Denver leaves 2 people dead

Denver Police are investigating a crash that left two people dead Sunday morning.

DENVER — Denver Police Department (DPD) is investigating a fatal crash that left two people dead early Sunday morning.

The crash happened at the intersection of East Almeda Avenue and South Dayton Street shortly after 6 a.m.

DPD tweeted that both the driver and passenger involved in the incident have since died.

The victims were identified as 25-year-old Maikel Romero-Aranguren and 28-year-old Anthony Montanez-Berbesi. According to the Denver Office of the Medical Examiner, both died from multiple blunt force injuries.

Police are continuing to investigate this incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 or visit metrodenvercrimestoppers.com. Tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000. 

Metro Denver Crime Stoppers works by assigning a code to people who anonymously submit a tip. Information is shared with law enforcement, and Crime Stoppers is notified at the conclusion of the investigation. 

From there, an awards committee reviews the information provided and, if the information leads to an arrest, the tipster will be notified. Rewards can be collected using the code numbers received when the tip was originally submitted. 

> More information about Metro Denver Crime Stoppers can be found here

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