GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4) – Eastbound I-70 has been closed near the Morrison Road exit late Sunday morning following a crash involving several vehicles.

Trooper Nate Reid of the Colorado State Patrol confirms one person died at the scene of the accident. There are other patients with serious injuries.

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The Colorado Department of Transportation expects a lengthy closure for the ensuing crash investigation.

CSP, Foothills Fire And Rescue, Golden Fire Department, and ambulance crews have been heard on radios responding to the call.

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