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Driver killed in early-morning crash in Lakewood, police say

Posted at 10:36 AM, Nov 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-10 12:37:07-05

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – A 23-year-old man from Golden was killed in a crash in Lakewood early Sunday morning, police said.

Nicholas Kassera was driving an Ford F-350 pickup truck north on Wadsworth Boulevard when he ran a red light at West Florida Avenue and struck a sedan, police said. Kassera died at the scene. Four other people in the truck were injured and taken to a hospital.

The crash happened shortly before 1 a.m.

The driver of the sedan was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.

Police said alcohol and speed were suspected causes of the crash.