US 50 closed between Salida, Cañon City after multiple crashes, power outage

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CAÑON CITY, Colo. — A stretch of US 50 from Salida to Cañon City was closed Friday after bad weather caused a series of car crashes including one that knocked out power to the area.

According to the Colorado State Patrol, one of the crashes involved a vehicle hitting a power line.  The Patrol also reported a crash near Maysville involved six cars.

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