Pedestrian hit, killed on I-25 near Larkspur; interstate reopens

LARKSPUR, Colo. — A pedestrian was hit and killed on Interstate 25 near Larkspur on Monday morning, forcing the closure of all lanes for about four hours, the Colorado State Patrol said.

The accident happened about 4:15 a.m. in the southbound lanes at Upper Lake Gulch Road in Douglas County.

The Colorado State Patrol said the initial investigation found the man jumped in front of a box truck.

The interstate was closed at Upper Lake Gulch Road (exit 172) and traffic was detoured on the off- and on-ramps. It reopened about 8:20 a.m.