Two Grand Junction residents were identified as those killed in a Monday traffic crash near Rifle.

Casey and Briana Grossnickle, both 39, were identified as the deceased in a press release from the Garfield County Coroner's Office.

The two-vehicle crash occurred Monday afternoon on Colorado Highway 13 near mile marker 7.

The Grossnickles were driving north toward Meeker when they were struck head-on by a vehicle traveling south toward Rifle. The driver of the southbound car was taken to a hospital. The condition of the occupants of that car has not been released.

The Grossnickles were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.

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