DENVER – Colorado Highway 74 reopened around 1:30 p.m. near Lair o’ the Bear Park between Kittredge and Idledale after a deadly rollover crash that happened Thursday morning.
The driver of the vehicle was a 20-year-old man from Kittredge, according to a CSP spokesperson. He was the only person in the car when it went off the road around 10:30 a.m. Thursday near a bend and ended up on the trail near the park, CSP said.
Colo 74 Closed between Kittredge & Idledale, mp 13 above Lair O' the Bear Park.— CSP Golden (@csp_golden) June 16, 2022
Sadly we are working a single vehicle rollover fatal crash. Investigation & recovery could last beyond 1:30 pm.
No good alternate routes for large vehicles.
The driver who died in the crash has not been formally identified. The road was closed for several hours while crews investigated the crash.