POWARS, Colo. (CBS4) – A deadly crash involving two semi-trucks shut down northbound Highway 85 at County Road 8 in Weld County Wednesday morning. One driver could face charges.

The crash happened just before 6:30 a.m. near the town of Powars, between Brighton and Fort Lupton.

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One semi carrying fuel T-boned another carrying equipment, and fuel spilled across Highway 85. Southbound lanes were also affected with just one lane getting by until 3 p.m. Wednesday.

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The driver of the second semi was killed.

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Investigators said the driver of the first semi stopped in the middle of the intersection and the other truck crashed into it.