By Jennifer McRae

ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– An Arapahoe County Sheriff’s vehicle was damaged during a traffic stop on Interstate 70 early Saturday morning. The deputy was conducting a traffic stop in the eastbound lanes of I-70 at mile marker 292 when the crash happened.

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The crash sent debris flying, striking the deputy’s patrol vehicle. Eastbound lanes of I-70 at Airpark Road were closed during the crash investigation and cleanup.

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The Colorado State Patrol in Limon tweeted, “Can we stop drinking and driving?” Drivers were urged to avoid the area until the closure was lifted.

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Jennifer McRae