FOUNTAIN, Colo. (KRDO) -- Two boys were killed in an accident that shut down the intersection near Mesa Ridge High School on Saturday for several hours.
Multiple agencies, including Colorado State Patrol, Fountain Police and Fountain Fire responded to the incident at the intersection of Mesa Ridge Pkwy and Fountain Mesa Rd., just after 9 p.m.
According to Fountain Police, when law enforcement and Fire personnel arrived on-scene they found that 3 boys were hit by a car.
A 15-year-old boy died at the scene, and a 9-year-old boy with serious injuries was transported to the hospital where he later died as a result of those injuries. Another 15-year-old boy was also struck by the car and received minor injuries.
Police said it appears the boys were hit by a car while crossing against the light at Fountain Mesa Road and Mesa Ridge Parkway. According to police, the driver stayed on scene and was cooperating with the investigation. No charges are expected to be filed against the driver.
The identities of the boys involved have not been released at this time.
This is a developing story. Stay with KRDO News Channel 13 for updates.