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1 dead in early morning crash in Denver

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Posted at 10:18 AM, May 06, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-10 10:29:40-04

DENVER — One person has died after a two-vehicle crash near Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge early Friday morning.

The crash happened sometime before 2:30 a.m. in the area of East 56th Avenue and North Worcester Street, according to the Denver Police Department.

Three people had to be hospitalized with serious injuries as a result of the crash. The driver of one of the vehicles was pronounced dead at the scene, DPD said.

East 56th Avenue had to be closed from Uvalda Street to Potomac Way for several hours Friday morning.

On May 10, the Denver Office of the Medical Examiner identified the victim as 66-year-old Edgar Johnson.

Details on what caused the crash were not immediately available.