Two people are dead and another injured after a semi vs minivan crash in Jefferson County.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office says it happened around 7:30 p.m. Friday on Highway 18 near Hope Lake Road.
The semi reportedly lost control while traveling west on Highway 18.
A minivan headed the opposite direction hit the semi, killing both people inside.
The driver of the semi was taken to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Highway 18 was shut down for nearly 12 hours while crews worked on the scene, which was cleared around 8:30 a.m. Saturday.