BACA COUNTY, Colo. - A four-vehicle crash in Baca County claimed four lives on Wednesday morning.
According to Colorado State Patrol, a Chevrolet Silverado was traveling northbound on Colorado 287 just 12 miles north of Springfield at around 5:30 a.m. when it drifted into the southbound lane and collided its left side with the left side of a Kia STL.
The Chevy continued northbound and hit its left side again with the front of a Hyundai Elantra also going southbound. The Hyundai bounced off the truck and hit a guard rail.
After hitting the Kia and the Hyundai, the Chevy collided its front with the front of a third southbound vehicle, a Ford Ranger. The Chevy then became engulfed in flames.
Craig Norberg, 34, and Wendy Norberg, 63, were inside the Ford and were pronounced dead at the scene.
The two inside the Chevy also died in the crash and have not been identified.
The other four people involved in the accident were all transported to the hospital and are expected to be OK.
CSP does not consider drugs or alcohol to be contributing factors in the crash.
This is an ongoing investigation.