GOLDEN, Colo. — Authorities closed U.S. 6 through Clear Creek Canyon following fatal incident early Sunday morning. The highway reopened around 11 a.m.
The incident occurred around 2:30 a.m.
According to the Colorado State Patrol, a 45-year-old woman came out of a moving vehicle, sustained head trauma and died.
Troopers don’t know if the victim jumped out of the vehicle or was pushed. The 61-year-old male driver is not cooperating with investigators, CSP said.
Troopers believe alcohol may have been a factor.