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3 seriously injured after car crashes into downtown Denver

Crash happened at Broadway

By Abhishek Published about a month ago 3 min read
3 seriously injured after car crashes into downtown Denver
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According to El Paso County Jail records, Return to Nature Funeral Home co-owners, Jon and Carie Hallford, are back in the jail, Gazette news partner KOAA reports.

The two are in jail under a hold from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). It is unclear why they are back in police custody, KOAA said.

The Gazette is looking into further details regarding the booking records.
Return to Nature Funeral Home case: Latest news, complete coverage

Over the weekend, The Gazette reported that Jon Hallford faces allegations that he lied to the court about his relationship to his stepchildren — and their whereabouts — in order to lower his bond from $2 million to $100,000 as he awaits trial on multiple felony charges related to the nearly 200 decomposing bodies found at his business.

This is a developing story, and updates will be made as they become available.

A car crashed into a downtown Denver Starbucks late Saturday night, resulting in three of the car's occupants sustaining serious injuries.

Speed and impairment are suspected causes of the crash, police said.

Police received a call of the crash at 11:43 p.m. at the intersection of 17th Street and Broadway, authorities said.

A car crashed into the front of a Starbucks at that corner, police said, adding that there was a significant amount of damage.

Four people were inside the vehicle during the crash, according to police, who later posted on social media platform X that three people were injured in the wreckage.

Authorities arrested a woman on three counts of vehicular assault as a result of three "serious" injuries, police said.

Police earlier said two people were transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

The crash investigation remains ongoing.

A homicide suspect wanted in South Dakota took his own life in Larimer County on Saturday morning following a multi-state pursuit.

The Larimer County Sheriff's Office was notified of an armed man traveling toward Colorado from Cheyenne, Wyoming, on Saturday morning, allegedly fleeing South Dakota police following a homicide and domestic violence case in the state.

Following a pursuit, the man shot and killed himself, according to a press release from the Larimer County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies responded to an interagency notification that a wanted homicide suspect had fled Wyoming police and was heading southbound on Interstate 25 around 2 a.m. Saturday morning in a truck.

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Crime Watch: 4 overnight shootings in Denver metro leave 3 injured, 1 dead
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The sheriff's office and Colorado State Patrol officers deployed spike strips near the Buckeye exit on I-25. The suspect allegedly shot at law enforcement and continued traveling south at "high speeds," the department said.

Deputies were able to stop the truck using a precision immobilization technique (PIT) maneuver near the exit to Wellington. The man stayed inside of the truck. Before deputies could reach the vehicle, the man shot and killed himself, according to the release.

Despite life saving measures enacted by the deputies, the man was pronounced deceased on the scene.

A handgun was recovered from the vehicle. No other injuries were reported in the chase and shooting. Southbound I-25 was closed at the Wellington exit for nearly five hours during investigations.

The identification of the suspect will be released by the Larimer County Coroner's Office at a later date, the department said.

“This was an extremely dangerous situation involving an armed suspect with a disturbing disregard for public safety,” said Larimer County Sheriff's Office Lt. Troy the adberg said in the release. “Dispatchers, investigators and peace officers across multiple states worked together quickly and did everything they could to prevent harm to innocent people.”initial investigation into the world and make positive impact on mental health if they find.

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