A fatal accident occurred at approximately 4 p.m. near New Castle along Interstate 70 at mile marker 107.
“We do have a confirmed fatality,” said Colorado State Patrol Master Trooper Gary Cutler.
Cutler was unable to provide any additional information at this time concerning the accident.
According to CDOT Region 3 Communications Manager Elise Thatcher, both eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 have been shut down at mile marker 105 with no estimated time for reopening.
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Eastbound traffic is being detoured through the area along U.S. Highway 6.
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