I-70 westbound reopens after fatal accident | SummitDaily.com

I-70 westbound reopens after fatal accident

A purple Ford Mustang driving west on Interstate 70 this afternoon was involved in a fatal accident with a semi trailer.

Colorado State Patrol responded just after 2:15 p.m. to the accident that happened just east of the Eisenhower Tunnel.

The Mustang was driving in the right lane behind the semi when it ran into it from behind, said Trooper Nate Reid, a spokesman for the Colorado State Patrol.

A female passenger in the front seat of the Mustang died on scene.

Officials investigating the scene closed westbound I-70 at milemarker 221 at Bakerville. The state patrol and CDOT reopened both lanes at 5:30 p.m.

Read more at http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_15551982

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