One dead, one injured in crash on I-70 near Stapleton

DENVER — One person was killed and another person was injured in a crash on Interstate 70 near Stapleton early Sunday morning, the Denver Police Department said.

Police said the crash happened between Grape and Forest streets about 4:30 a.m.

Several people were inside the vehicle, police said. One person was pronounced dead at the scene and another was seriously injured and was taken to a hospital.

The eastbound lanes of I-70 were closed for several hours while police investigated.

It is unknown what led to the crash.