Driver killed in crash on icy U.S. 285 near Fairplay

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FAIRPLAY, Colo. -- A driver was killed after hitting a patch of ice on southbound U.S. 285 in Park County north of Fairplay on Wednesday morning.

The vehicle ended up in a ditch, according to a Park County sheriff’s deputy.

While there was no snow on the highway, ice does appear to be an issue.

No other details have been released.