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Crash, fuel spill closes U.S. 6 through Clear Creek Canyon

The road was closed between Golden and Colorado 119 due to serious crash and a resulting fuel spill.

CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. — U.S. 6 through Clear Creek Canyon was closed for an extended period on Wednesday due to a serious crash, Colorado State Patrol (CSP) said.

CSP said the road was closed between Golden and Colorado 119 due to crash and a resulting fuel spill.

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CSP suggested I-70 West exits 243 and 244 as alternate routes to gaming towns while the closure was in place.

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