DENVER (CBS4) – A deadly car crash shut down Interstate 70 in Denver for several hours Saturday morning.

The driver of a white Dodge Neon lost control, crossed the center median and collided head on with a pickup.

The 20-year-old woman driving the Neon was killed. The pickup driver was treated for minor injuries.

The crash happened around 7:30 a.m. just east of West Colfax Avenue. Westbound lanes reopened 4 1/2 hours later.

Investigators do not believe alcohol played a role in the crash.


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