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Highway 93 in Jeffco reopens after deadly, fiery crash

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Posted at 8:08 AM, Mar 29, 2022

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — A fiery, head-on crash involving a semi-truck and two passenger vehicles led to one death on Highway 93 south of Highway 72.

The crash was reported at 7:35 a.m., according to Colorado State Patrol Trooper Josh Lewis.

A 2008 Kenworth semi-truck with a trailer, a 2009 Volvo SUV and a 2008 Volvo were involved in a crash. One person in the SUV was killed. No other injuries were reported.

The semi-truck caught fire as a result of the crash.

Both directions of Highway 93 were closed between Highway 72 and Indian Head Road for about seven hours.

No further details were immediately available.