One person is dead and other person is injured after a crash sparked a brush fire in Boulder, Colorado State Patrol said on Monday.

Highway 93 was closed between State Highways 128 and 72 for some time after the wreck, the Boulder County Sheriff's Office said

Richard Beck of Superior, the driver of the BMW, died in the wreck. He was 50 years old.

The driver of semi-truck suffered minor injuries, CSP said.

It's still unclear as to what led up to the fatal wreck.

The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office told commuters to avoid the area and find alternate routes between Boulder and Golden.