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Eastbount I-70 temporarily closed between Parachute and Rifle due to crash

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Posted at 7:12 AM, Aug 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-01 14:34:04-04

Eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 were closed between Parachute and Rifle early Monday because of an accident.

The incident began around 6:30 a.m. according to the Colorado Department of Transportation. The closure lasted until about 10:30 a.m., through the busiest part of rush. 

Traffic was being diverted to Highway 6 through the closure.