One dead in car found in Clear Creek west of Golden

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Golden Fire Rescue and Connolly's Towing work to recover a car from

Golden Fire Rescue and Connolly's Towing work to recover a car from Clear Creek. (Photo: Colorado State Patrol)

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — The Colorado State Patrol said a man died after his vehicle was found in Clear Creek Friday afternoon.

U.S. 6 west of Golden was closed Friday night while crews worked on recovery efforts.

The vehicle was first reported in the high, swiftly moving water in Clear Creek Canyon around 4 p.m.

Investigators didn’t release any other information about the crash.

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