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Man dies after his car, semi-truck collide on Highway 402

Posted at 10:17 AM, Aug 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-30 12:48:38-04

LOVELAND, Colo. — A man died after he tried to turn off the highway and was struck by a semi-truck on Highway 402.

On Wednesday at 6:09 p.m., the Loveland Police Department received a report of a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 402 and Charlotte Court.

A preliminary investigation found that a man was driving a 1998 Dodge truck east on Highway 402 and tried to turn left to head north on Charlotte Court.

The driver turned in front of a semi-truck driving west on Highway 402 and the two vehicles crashed.

The driver of the semi, a 31-year-old from Fort Collins, was checked at the scene by paramedics. A passenger in the semi was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Dodge truck was pronounced dead at the scene.

Drugs and alcohol are not suspected in this crash.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Andres Salazar with the Loveland Police Department at 970-667-2151.