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Teen dies in head-on crash with semi-truck near Longmont

The crash involving a semi truck carrying produce happened on Colorado 66 Wednesday evening just east of Longmont.
Credit: KUSA

LONGMONT, Colo. — A 16-year-old boy was killed in a head-on collision with a semi-truck Wednesday night on Colorado 66 near Longmont, according to the Colorado State Patrol (CSP).

The crash happened around 7:30 p.m. on Colorado 66 near Pace Street. According to CSP, the incident involved a produce truck and a sedan. The boy was driving the sedan and a 60-year-old was driving the truck, CSP said. The teen was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced, according to CSP.

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CSP is still invesigating the exact circumstances of the crash and will determine if anyone charges should be filed in the case.

Colorado 66 was shut down for hours as a result of the investigation but things are back to normal this morning.

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