LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) — A man died after crashing a car into a bar in Lakewood early Friday morning. The car hit the covered patio area the Front Range Inn on Morrison Road, between Garrison and Wadsworth. The victim has been identified as 35-year-old Brandon Skinner.

(credit: Ward Atwell)

Lakewood police first reported the crash just before 5 a.m.

Police are still trying to determine why the driver went off the road and into the building. It’s unknown at this time if drugs and/or alcohol played a factor. Speed is believed to have played a factor.

Building inspectors condemned the patio area of the bar but the rest of the bar remains open.

 

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