Two killed in Thursday wreck on Highway 40 near Kremmling
Colorado State Patrol has confirmed two fatalities in a car wreck that happened at 5:14 p.m. Thursday on US Highway 40.
A CSP spokesman said a pickup truck and SUV collided head-on near mile post 186. The Grand County Office of Emergency Management put the wreck about a mile east of Kremmling.
Highway 40 was closed in both directions for several hours while drivers were detoured around the wreck. The route reopened shortly before 9 p.m.
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Late last month, Jim and Gloria Matthews were preparing to embark on the next chapter of their lives.