Icy weather in northern Colorado causes 3 fatal crashes
February 2, 2017
GREELEY, Colo. — Three people have died in weather-related crashes in northern Colorado as the state continues to see storms.
The Greeley Tribune reports that icy roads in Weld County let to a number of traffic crashes, including three separate fatalities.
According to Colorado State Patrol, the first crash occurred Wednesday on Colo. 392. A 63-year-old woman lost control of her vehicle, causing it to roll. The driver was killed.
Later Wednesday, troopers were called to Colo. 14 after two pickup trucks, each hauling a trailer, crashed into each other. A 27-year-old man died in that crash.
Wednesday evening a single-vehicle rollover on Interstate 76 killed a man.
Icy conditions continue to impede travel along the Front Range on Thursday.
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Colorado Department of Transportation spokesman Jared Fiel says CDOT crews are working as quickly as possible to sand icy roads.
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