2 dead in wrong-way head on crash near Loveland

LOVELAND, Colo. -- A man and a woman are dead following a head on collision on Highway 34 east of Interstate 25 on Monday night, Loveland police said.

The accident happened just after 10:00 p.m. when a man driving a pickup was traveling westbound was traveling the wrong way in the eastbound lanes and hit the car head on, police said.

Both the man in the truck and the woman in the car died on scene, according to police.

Police say they are investigating why the man was traveling the wrong way.

The names of the victims have not been released.