CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– A deadly crash involving a semi and an SUV shut down U.S. 6 in Clear Creek County for five hours on Friday afternoon. The driver of the 4Runner died in the crash.

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The Colorado State Patrol is investigating the crash that happened just after 1 p.m. Friday at U.S. 6 near Highway 119.

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U.S. 6 was closed between Highway 119 and Interstate 70. The road reopened at 6 p.m.

Copter4 flew over the crash on U.S. 6 in Clear Creek County (credit: CBS)

The semi driver was not injured. Drivers were urged to take an alternate route.