PUEBLO COUNTY, Colo. — Two people were killed in a motorcycle crash in Pueblo County Saturday evening, according to the Colorado State Patrol.
The crash happened around 5:30 p.m. just off Highway 50 and Marie Avenue, just south of the Pueblo Memorial Airport. Troopers said a car was turning left from eastbound Highway 50 onto Marie Avenue when it collided with a Harley-Davidson that was headed west.
One person on the motorcycle died at the scene. The other was taken to the hospital, where he died. The victims were identified as Jerry Sutton, 59, and Virginia Garcia, 67, both of Pueblo.
The two people in the car were both taken to the hospital with moderate injuries, according to troopers.
Highway 50 was closed at Marie Avenue for about three and a half hours while crews investigated the crash.