GOLDEN - A person was killed in a crash just east of the Sixth Avenue and West Colfax Avenue intersection in Golden Wednesday morning.
The eastbound and westbound lanes of West Colfax Avenue were closed at Sixth Avenue at 3:30 a.m. when the accident happened. Northbound and southbound traffic was not restricted. All lanes were reopened around 9 a.m.
Nate Reid, a Public Information Officer with the Colorado State Patrol, said there was only one vehicle involved in the crash, and there was only one person in that vehicle. Reid said the driver of the car did not survive.
The Colorado State Patrol is investigating the cause of the crash.
The Jefferson County Coroner's office will determine the official cause of the driver's death. The identity of the driver is not being released at this time.
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