Westbound I-70 reopens following fatal crash near Deer Trail

Credit: Richard Rael

DEER TRAIL, Colo. — Interstate 70 was closed Thursday afternoon due to a fatal crash involving a semi-truck.

Colorado State Patrol says the semi-truck was the only vehicle involved in the crash. Its driver — the semi’s only occupant — was killed.

According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, the closure was between mile markers 328 and 322.

The interstate fully reopened about 5:45 p.m.

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