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Pedestrian injured in crash on I-70 westbound

The victim was alert and conscious when he was taken to the hospital after the crash in westbound lanes of Interstate 70 between Kipling and Harlan streets.
Credit: Wheat Ridge Police

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — The westbound lanes on Interstate 70 were briefly closed in Wheat Ridge on Thursday afternoon after a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian.

Wheat Ridge Police said the crash was reported just before noon on I-70 between Kipling and Harlan streets.

The extent of the victim's injuries were not immediately known, but police said the 30-year-old man was alert and conscious when he was transported to the hospital.

The driver remained at the scene and the crash is under investigation.

Two lanes were back open on westbound I-70 as of 12:14 p.m., and the remaining lanes were expected to reopen shortly, police said.

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