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WB I-70 reopens at W. Colfax after deadly crash

Posted at 5:06 PM, Jun 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-07 23:47:55-04

Westbound Interstate 70 reopened at West Colfax Avenue in Golden more than five hours after a deadly multi-car crash. 

One person died as a result of the crash, Golden Police confirmed. Another person was taken to the hospital. The condition of that person was not available.

The crash happened at about 4:15 p.m. AIRTRACKER7 flew over the scene at 5 p.m. 

Two cars were covered with green tarps on the right shoulder.

A third car with with rear-end damage was on the left shoulder.

A semi truck with front-end damage was in the center median, a little farther up the highway.

Westbound traffic stuck behind the crash was routed across the center median and onto eastbound I-70.

One westbound lane reopened just before 8:30 p.m., the Colorado Department of Transportation tweeted.

All westbound lanes reopened at about 9:45 p.m.

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