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Highway 34 reopens near Masters after crash involving at least 5 vehicles

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Posted at 10:54 AM, Jun 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-17 13:49:29-04

DENVER – Highway 34 was shut down in both directions Thursday morning near Masters, in southeastern Weld County, after a crash involving at least five vehicles, Colorado State Patrol said.

The crash happened around 7:30 a.m. on Highway 34 near Weld County Road 93, about 7 miles west of the highway's intersection with I-76, according to CSP Master Trooper Gary Cutler. The highway had reopened as of 11: 20 a.m., the Colorado Department of Transportation said.

Cutler said some people had to be extricated from their vehicles. Two medical helicopters responded to the scene and transported two people to area hospitals.

The crash is still under investigation.