The Colorado State Patrol has identified the two people, including a Commerce City police officer, who were killed in a multi-car accident Friday night in Adams County.
The on-duty officer killed in the crash was identified as 37-year-old Curt Holland. He served the department for 4 years, 4 months.
Other victim was 31-year-old Francesca Dominguez.
Authorities said the crash happened near Colorado Highway 2 and Turnberry Parkway in Commerce City. Colorado State Patrol responded to the crash because a police officer was involved.
Shortly before 6:30 p.m. a Ford F350 that was traveling south on Highway 2 drove off the side of the road onto the shoulder, CSP said. The pickup then came back and collided head-on with the Commerce City officer's undercover Ford Explorer.
The police vehicle was propelled towards a Kia Soul driven by Dominguez that was driving north and collided into the driver's side of that vehicle, the state patrol reported.
The driver of the Ford F350, 45 year old Fructoso Rosales-Cano, sustained serious injuries as a result of the crash. Alcohol and excessive speed are being investigated as contributing factors in the crash.