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I-70 reopens after cement mixer rollover

The westbound lanes of the interstate were closed between Ward Road and West 32nd Avenue for several hours while crews cleaned up the crash Monday.

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — The westbound lanes of Interstate 70 in Wheat Ridge have reopened after being closed for several hours Monday due to a cement mixer rollover. 

The crash happened just after 2 p.m. on I-70 west of Ward Road. The Arvada Fire Protection District said the cement mixer blew a tire and overturned.

The driver is OK, according to Wheat Ridge police.

Police said at about 5 p.m. that the cement mixer was back on its wheels but the road remained closed for cleanup.

The interstate reopened around 7 p.m.

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