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2 dead after crash on I-70 near E. Colfax Avenue

Police announced that roads were reopened around 9:05 a.m. on Saturday.
Credit: Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office

ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. — Two people are dead after a crash on Interstate 70 near the East Colfax Avenue frontage road. 

At 5:53 a.m. on Saturday the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office (ACSO) tweeted, that all eastbound lanes of I-70 are closed at the E. Colfax Avenue frontage road due to a fatal crash. 

Officer said the crash involved a semi-truck and an SUV. Colorado State Patrol (CSP) said two people died in the crash. 

All eastbound lanes were detoured at the frontage road. Eastbound lanes of I-70 were closed for about three hours as crews worked to clean up the crash. Roads reopened around 9:05 a.m.

Details on what caused the crash have not been released. ACSO and CSP are investigating the crash. 


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