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Southbound I-25 reopens after pedestrian hit, killed in Westminster

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Fatal auto-pedestrian crash I-25 and 144th Avenue
Posted at 4:33 AM, May 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-09 12:18:49-04

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.

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.