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2 killed in crash that closed Diagonal Highway for hours Saturday

A teenager was also injured in the crash.
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BOULDER, Colo. — Two people were killed and a teenager was injured in a crash that closed Diagonal Highway in Boulder County for several hours Saturday night, according to the Boulder County Sheriff's Office (BCSO). 

The crash happened just before 4:30 p.m., Colorado State Patrol (CSP) said.

The driver of a 2019 Ford Pickup was turning from Oxford Road onto Diagonal Highway and CSP said they went through a stop sign. 

A 2011 BMW 550 was travelling west on Diagonal Highway and hit the pickup, according to CSP.

Both people in the pickup truck, a 58-year-old man and a 58-year-old woman from Longmont, died in the crash. 

The driver of the BMW, an 18-year-old from Firestone, had minor injuries, CSP said.

The road was shut down between Niwot Road and Oxford Road until almost 9 p.m., according to CSP.

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