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Westbound I-70 reopens at Georgetown after deadly crash

Posted at 8:11 AM, Oct 27, 2022

DENVER — Westbound Interstate 70 was shut down around 7:30 a.m. Thursday at Georgetown because of a deadly crash. The interstate's left lane is back open as of 10:15 a.m., but the right lane is still closed and troopers are still at the scene.

The crash involved several vehicles, including a jackknifed semi-truck, according to video from the scene and Colorado State Patrol. It’s not clear exactly how many vehicles were involved or how the person was killed as of 8 a.m.

The closure was at mile post 234 at Dumont. Colorado State Patrol is investigating the crash.

I-70 is snow-covered in the mountains and chain and traction laws are in effect. Follow along with the latest road and weather updates here.

CSP says truckers should wait in the Denver metro area for the road to reopen.

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