Deadly crash on I-70 near Bennett closes highway eastbound

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KIOWA, Colo. (KDVR) — One person is dead in a crash that closed eastbound Interstate 70 near Bennett on Thursday.

According to the Colorado State Patrol, the crash occurred near mile marker 305 around 3:30 p.m.

One driver in a semi and one driver in a vehicle collided killing one of the drivers. CSP has not released which driver died.

Crews created a detour onto US 36. The area was closed for several hours. Officials reopened I-70 around 7:30 p.m.

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