20 Year Old Dies in Car Crash on I-70

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

Authorities with the Colorado State Patrol have confirmed to 11 News that a 20 year old female is dead after her car rolled 3 1/2 times near Debeque this morning. They are not releasing her name, pending notification of her family.

The driver was westbound on Interstate 70 when she lost control. Her car rolled twice and into the median, then rolled another one and half times before coming to rest in the eastbound lanes.

The woman was not wearing a seatbelt. She was ejected from the car and died on scene.

Authorities say alcohol and drugs are not suspected.

An accident closed both lanes of Eastbound I-70 this morning. The Colorado State Patrol is on scene investigating the crash.

The crash happened just before 8 this morning near Debeque at mile marker 68. Crews had one lane opened just before 9:30 a.m. and expected to have both lanes moving soon.

The cause of the crash and the extent of injuries have not yet been confirmed. We will continue to update this developing story.

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