Westminster police investigate fatal crash at 84th and Federal

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WESTMINSTER, Colo. — A crash killed one woman and injured another in Westminster during the evening commute Thursday.

The Westminster Police Department said a female passenger in the SUV was taken to a hospital and into surgery, but she did not survive.

The single-vehicle crash happened at West 84th Avenue and Federal Boulevard.

The driver of the SUV had minor injuries, police said. Investigators said they believed drugs and/or alcohol might be a factor in the crash.

The vehicle struck an electrical pole, shutting down northbound Federal Boulevard from 80th Avenue to 84th Avenue.

Westbound 84th Avenue was shut down from Bryant Street to allow Xcel Energy to stabilize the pole.

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