A three vehicle crash on I-70 near Keystone Avenue has claimed the life of one person. Emergency crews were called to the scene of a serious crash around 1:15 this afternoon on I-70 eastbound at the 83.9 mile marker. Upon arrival troopers located one person deceased on the ground outside of the vehicle. There were no other injuries reported.

Preliminary investigation reveals a small flatbed pick-up truck was broken down on the right shoulder. A repair vehicle was on scene assisting with roadside repairs. A third vehicle struck the rear of the repair vehicle, causing it to strike a person who was outside the vehicle, that person died from their injuries.

I-70 is expected to be closed for approximately two more hours while the crash is investigated. There is no further information to release at this time.

As further details become available they will be released.