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1 dead, 3 injured after multiple vehicles crash on Highway 85 in Weld County

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Posted at 9:45 AM, Oct 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-24 17:29:11-04

WELD COUNTY, Colo. — One person has died in a Wednesday morning crash involving at least three vehicles south of Fort Lupton.

Colorado State Patrol responded to the crash, which occurred around 7:20 a.m. on Highway 85 by County Road 6.25, said CSP Trooper Josh Lewis. A dump truck, sedan and SUV collided, though the details of the crash are under investigation.

One person died and two were transported by ambulance to a hospital. A fourth person was airlifted to a hospital, Lewis said. There are no details available on those involved.

CSP is currently working to learn more about what led up to the crash.

As of 9:30 a.m., the northbound lanes of Highway 85 in this area remain closed. The southbound lanes are open.