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Deadly crash shuts down part of Highway 115 near Barrett Road


ROCK CREEK, Colo. (KRDO) -- Colorado State Patrol is investigating a deadly crash that shut down Highway 115 Tuesday.

At 5:35 p.m., CSP got reports of a head-on crash at milepost 28. Later, troopers found three cars were involved.

CSP said a 2001 Plymouth Neon was driving north on Highway 115 when it drove into the southbound lanes and side-swiped a southbound 2001 Ford Sunsetter.

The Plymouth continued north, hitting a southbound 1993 Jeep Cherokee.

The driver of the Plymouth, a 51-year-old man, died at the scene. CSP said the driver of the Jeep suffered serious injuries and was taken to a local hospital. The driver of the Ford was not hurt.

Troopers completely closed Highway 115 between County Road F45 and Barrett Rd. Drivers are asked to avoid the area.

The investigation is ongoing.

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