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2 killed, 1 injured in overnight crash

The crash happened at the intersection of South Broadway and East Centennial Avenue.
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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Two people were killed and one seriously injured after a car crashed into a traffic light box and pole Thursday night.

At about 10:06 p.m., officers from Englewood Police (EPD) were dispatched to a single-vehicle crash near South Broadway and East Centennial Avenue, according to EPD.

Three people were inside the vehicle at the time of the crash, police said. A female passenger was transported to the hospital with serious injuries, according to EPD.

The other two people inside the vehicle, both males, were declared dead at the scene, police said.

South Broadway was closed in both directions from West Lenhow Avenue to West Rafferty Gardens Avenue while officers processed the scene, according to police. The road reopened around 4:45 a.m.

The identities of the two who were killed will be released by the Arapahoe County Coroner's Office after notification of next of kin.

Speed is being investigated as a contributing factor to the crash, police say.

Anyone who witnessed any portion of this incident is asked to please contact Englewood Police Detective A. Saari at 303-762-2464 with additional information.

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