EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– A deputy with the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office was involved in a crash on Interstate 70 on Wednesday morning. That crash was blamed on icy conditions.

The crash happened in the westbound lanes of I-70 between Eagle and Gypsum while the deputy was trying to stop traffic.

(credit: Eagle County)

(credit: Eagle County)

The deputy was trying to stop traffic after several other crashes in the area due to slick conditions on I-70.

(credit: Eagle County)

(credit: Eagle County)

The Eagle County Sheriff’s Office said the crash is a reminder that drivers should slow down during winter driving conditions.

The deputy was not hurt.

(credit: Eagle County)

(credit: Eagle County)

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