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I-80 Now Open Near Colfax After Truck Crash

Traffic is rolling now, but eastbound Interstate 80 was closed above Colfax this morning, when a tractor-trailer rolled over and blocked all lanes. Highway Patrol Officer Chris Nave with the Gold Run office says responders also had a difficult time getting to it…

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The crash happened around 5:30 this morning, and it seems the driver may have fallen asleep at the wheel…

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No other vehicles were involved, and Nave says injuries to the driver were not serious…

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Traffic was backed up for several miles, at least as far as Weimar. One lane was finally opened around 7:30, and all lanes were cleared by 8:30.

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