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April 11, 2013
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Boy, 11, killed in I-70 rollover

An 11-year-old boy from Avon was killed in a car crash Thursday morning, after his father, who was driving, lost control of the vehicle, reportedly rolling it at least once, according to a report from the Summit County Coroner's Office.

Jasiel Blanco Estrada of Avon was ejected from the vehicle when it crashed near the Eisenhower Tunnel on Interstate 70. He was unrestrained sleeping in the backseat at the time of the accident.

He was taken to St. Anthony's Summit Medical Center in Frisco, where he died just before 10 a.m.

No other individuals were injured and it is believed no other vehicles were involved. The accident remains under investigation, according to the coroner's statement.

The highway did not close as a result of the accident.

Heavy snowfall made for slick and snowpacked conditions on I-70 near the Eisenhower Tunnel.


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The Summit Daily Updated Apr 12, 2013 12:40AM Published Apr 11, 2013 04:58PM Copyright 2013 The Summit Daily. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.