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Man arrested in connection with Thornton crash that killed woman, injured 4 others

Police said the crash happened around 7 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of 84th Avenue and Washington Street.

THORNTON, Colo. — A woman was killed and four others were injured in a two-vehicle crash in Thornton Sunday evening, the Thornton Police Department said. 

Police said the crash, which involved a car and a pickup truck, happened around 7 p.m. at the intersection of 84th Avenue and Washington Street. 

The victim died on the scene, police said. Four other people were taken to the hospital. Police said some of their injuries were serious. 

On Tuesday, Thornton Police announced Patrick Eisiminger, 43, had been arrested on suspicion of:

  • Vehicular homicide-DUI
  • Driving under restraint
  • Restrictions on temporary permit
  • Driving without insurance
  • Third-degree assault

Police said Eisiminger also had an open warrant for his arrest. Court records show the warrant was due to Eisiminger not showing up for a court hearing in Arapahoe County.

Credit: Thornton Police

Eisiminger is being held in the Adams County Detention Facility.

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