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Loveland Pass reopens after nearly 12-hour closure for fuel tanker rollover

A fuel tanker overturned on U.S. Highway 6 over Loveland Pass on Wednesday, July 1.
Courtesy of Bill Linfield

9:20 p.m. The road has reopened.

8:14 p.m. The Colorado Department of Transportation says there is no estimated time of reopening.

2:35 p.m. Both westbound and eastbound lanes are closed on U.S. Highway 6 over Loveland Pass, according to a tweet from the Colorado State Patrol. The driver of the overturned fuel tanker sustained injuries that are not thought to be life-threatening. 

The pass is expected to reopen at about 7 p.m. Wednesday, Colorado Department of Transportation spokesperson Bob Wilson said.

10:33 a.m. A fuel tanker rollover closed U.S. Highway 6 over Loveland Pass on Wednesday morning, according to a tweet from the Colorado State Patrol.

Troopers and Summit Fire & EMS are responding to the scene. According to the tweet, individuals involved in the crash are injured.


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