MORRISON, Colo. (CBS4) – Two people have died in a crash that closed part of Interstate 70 over the weekend.
The Colorado State Patrol says that Jeffrey Stumpf, 54, of Evergreen, died after crossing from the westbound lanes into eastbound traffic on I-70, hitting several vehicles.READ MORE: Ryan Yarwood Arrested After Eluding Police In Stolen Vehicle
Jodie Stewart, 52, of Idaho Springs, was heading east. She died at the scene.READ MORE: Concessionaires Looking To Fill Thousands Of Open Positions At Denver International Airport
Several other people were seriously hurt, including Stewart’s teenage son.
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There’s no word yet on why Stumpf crossed the broad median.