A 46-year-old man was killed in a crash on Interstate 25 just north of Fort Collins on Tuesday morning, the Colorado State Patrol said.
The deceased male was the driver of a 1999 Dodge pickup that collided with a tanker truck on northbound I-25 near the Mountain Vista exit, said Trooper Josh Lewis, a public information officer for the state patrol. Northbound lanes of the highway were closed for about three hours and reopened just before noon, he said.
The adjacent frontage road remained closed, he said.
No additional information on the cause of the crash was immediately available, Lewis said.
The Larimer County Coroner’s office was on the scene and will release the identity of the victim after performing an autopsy on Wednesday, a spokesperson said.
The crash was first reported at 8:51 a.m. and occurred near the Mountain Vista Drive exit of I-25 near the Anheuser-Busch brewery. The tanker truck jack-knifed and was resting in the median between the highway and frontage road following the crash, Lewis said.
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