WESTMINSTER, Colo. — A pedestrian was killed early Monday morning after being hit by a vehicle in the southbound lanes of Interstate 25.
The crash occurred around 2:30 a.m. near 144th Avenue, according to a press release from the Westminster Police Department.
The major accident reconstruction team was brought in to investigate the incident.
Investigators continue to work on SB 25 at 144th at the fatal crash there. SB lanes remain closed. pic.twitter.com/c6yEo2Aflg— Jayson Luber (@Denver7Traffic) May 9, 2022
The police department warned all southbound lanes at 144th Avenue would be closed for a few hours. Traffic was being diverted at the closure until the interstate reopened around 5:45 a.m.
Denver7 Traffic reporter Jayson Luber said most drivers were using Huron Street to go south to 136th Avenue and back on the interstate.