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Eastbound I-70 reopens between Silverthorne, Eisenhower Tunnel after fatal crash

Posted at 10:37 AM, Oct 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-14 14:14:50-04

SUMMIT COUNTY, Colo. — The eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 reopened around noon between Silverthorne and Eisenhower Memorial Tunnel after a fatal crash.

The highway closed around 10:20 a.m. Thursday for the crash, which occurred around milemarker 213, according to Trooper Gary Cutler with Colorado State Patrol. The closure runs from exit 203 to exit 216.

The driver of a Subaru crashed into the back of a semi truck, Cutler said. The Subaru driver died at the scene.

The Colorado Department of Transportation said just after noon Thursday the eastbound lanes had reopened.

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