JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — All lanes of westbound Interstate 70 west of Golden closed for several hours Monday morning due to a fatal crash.
All westbound lanes reopened around 1:40 p.m.
Trooper Josh Lewis with Colorado State Patrol said the crash, which happened near C470, was reported at 10:32 a.m. As of now, he said investigators believe only one car was involved. One person died, Lewis said.
The left lane of eastbound I-70 in the area was also closed between Golden and C470, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation. That reopened around 1:15 p.m.
In addition, westbound C470 to westbound I-70 was closed to all traffic. That has since reopened.
Colorado State Patrol said earlier Monday that the closure may be a lengthy.
As of 12:57 p.m., tow trucks were working at the scene to open the road.
No other details were immediately available.