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1 dies in 4-vehicle crash on I-70 Thursday morning

The crash left only one eastbound lane open on I-70 near I-225.

AURORA, Colo. — One person died in a four-vehicle crash on I-70 Thursday morning, Denver Police Department (DPD) said.

The crash happened around 4:13 a.m., according to DPD spokesman Doug Schepman.

DPD tweeted just before 7 a.m. that one victim was taken to the hospital where they were pronounced dead.

Only one eastbound lane of I-70 was open near I-225 while officers investigated, DPD said.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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