I-70 rollover kills driver near New Castle | CraigDailyPress.com

I-70 rollover kills driver near New Castle

Staff Report

This photo of the one-vehicle crash on I-70 near New Castle Tuesday afternoon was provided to CDOT.

Colorado State Patrol has confirmed that the female driver in a single-vehicle crash on westbound Interstate 70 near New Castle Tuesday afternoon was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to CSP Trooper and public information officer Josh Lewis, the wreck happened at 12:39 p.m. Tuesday at mile marker 106. The driver was ejected from the vehicle, which collided with an interstate sign. The woman's name and age was not immediately released. There were no passengers, and no other vehicles involved, Lewis said.

The right lane of westbound I-70 was closed for much of the afternoon Tuesday while the crash was being investigated and the scene cleared.