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Victim of semi-truck crash in Castle Rock dies

CSP is looking into drugs as a possible factor in the incident.

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — A man who was injured when a semi-truck collided with six cars and a liquor store as it went off Interstate 25 in Castle Rock died earlier this week.

According to the Colorado State Patrol (CSP), the crash happened around 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 2 at Meadows Parkway.

CSP said the truck, driven by a 53-year-old man from Boulder, collided with six cars. CSP said it then kept going over the embankment, bringing two cars with it before crashing into Bubble's Liquor World.

Several passengers were trapped underneath the truck, CSP said.

> The video above is our original story about the crash.

The Douglas County Coroner said 49-year-old William Evans of Castle Rock died at Sky Ridge Medical Center 15 days later  on Feb. 17, of injuries from the crash. 

Seven other people were also taken to the hospital, according to CSP.

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CSP said it's investigating the possibility that the driver of the semi was under the influence of drugs. 

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