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Police say 5 people killed in multi-vehicle crash in Colorado

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THORNTON, Colo. (AP) -- An SUV careening through rush-hour traffic slammed into a car and went airborne, landing on top of a pickup truck and killing five people in suburban Denver, authorities said.

Police in Thornton said four people were also injured in the three-vehicle crash shortly before 6 p.m. MST Thursday.

"All five occupants (of the pickup) were pronounced dead at the scene," police spokesman Matt Barnes said.

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