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Fatal crash closes portion of eastbound I-70 in Wheat Ridge on Tuesday; road has reopened

Posted at 12:10 PM, Feb 13, 2024
and last updated 2024-02-13 15:55:12-05

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — Police in Wheat Ridge are investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash on the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 near Wadsworth Boulevard Tuesday morning.

Two lanes of the interstate were shut down in the area.

Wheat Ridge police said a driver crashed into a concrete median. That person, the sole occupant of the vehicle, did not survive.

The cause of the crash, which occurred around 11:30 a.m., is under investigation.

All lanes reopened around 1:15 p.m.

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