Two people died in a car accident near the National Western Stock Show early Wednesday morning, police say.

The accident happened around 2 a.m. at 5000 National Western Drive, said

Christine Downs, Denver police spokesman.

Initially one of the accident victims was pronounced dead.

An hour later, Denver police reported that the second person had also died.

The driver was going at a high rate of speed when the car rolled, Downs said.

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