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1 person dies in crash near Englewood Friday morning

Crash in Arapahoe County_Aug 13 2021
Posted at 6:53 AM, Aug 13, 2021

ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo — One person died after a multi-vehicle crash in Arapahoe County Friday morning.

Master Trooper Gary Cutler, public information officer with Colorado State Patrol, said a person called to report the crash around 3:32 a.m. Friday.

Three vehicles were involved in the crash — one crashed into a Caribou Coffee shop near E. Hampden Avenue and S. Lafayette Street, and a second one flipped on its side against a carport at an apartment complex at E. Hampden Avenue and Franklin Street.

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One driver died. A 50-year-old woman was transported to Swedish Medical Center with serious injuries, Cutler said. On Friday afternoon, CSP said the driver who caused the crash died.

There was no information on the third vehicle or driver.

One lane of westbound Hampden Avenue was open and all other lanes are closed during the investigation.

This is the third time a car has crashed into the Caribou Coffee shop.

The crash is under investigation. No other details were available Friday morning.