(CBS4) – Eastbound traffic on Interstate 70 was closed for a deadly crash investigation. Colorado State Patrol responded to the Empire/U.S. 40 exit. The interstate reopened at around 2 p.m.
However, drivers are warned about significant backup as the scene is cleaned up.READ MORE: Firefighters Discover A Body In Colorado Springs While Putting Out A Fire
Colorado State Patrol tells CBS4 a motorcycle and a Subaru crashed. The motorcyclist did not survive.
Details about the passengers in the Subaru were not released. CDOT reports traffic was backed up to the Eisenhower Johnson Memorial Tunnels.
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I-70 Eastbound Closure
– At Empire / US 40 Junction (mp 232)
– Fatal Crash Investigation
Passenger vehicles being routed off to County Road 308READ MORE: Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Commends Aurora Public Schools On Free Meal Program
Commercial vehicles being staged on highway.
— CSP Golden (@csp_golden) September 20, 2020
Passenger traffic was diverted off the interstate onto County Road 308.