Rollover Accident Kills Man On Interstate-70

By: Natalie Pallone Email
By: Natalie Pallone Email

One man is dead after a one car rollover accident just across the Utah state border.

The accident happened at around 6:30 p.m. on Sunday night on Interstate-70 near exit 221.

According to the Colorado State Patrol, the driver of the pickup truck was headed west bound when he went off the road, over corrected and then rolled twice across the highway. The impact of the crash ejected the man, he was pronounced dead on scene.

Officials believe speed and alcohol may have been factors in the fatal crash. Beer cans were found around the crash site.

The victim's name is not being released pending notification of his family.

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