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Driver dead in officer involved shooting

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The driver of a pick-up truck is dead after a shooting involving a Colorado State Patrol trooper in Jefferson County Friday night.

The driver was reportedly driving recklessly along I-70 and was pulled over just before 9:00 p.m. He was pulled over near the Highway 58 interchange and a shooting ensued after the trooper saw a weapon.

The truck took off, losing control and driving off of the highway. Shots were again fired, according to the trooper.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The trooper was unharmed.

Investigators from the district attorney's office are now reviewing the incident. The driver has not been identified. 

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