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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