Driver killed in head-on crash on Highway 94

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ELLICOTT, Colo. — One person was killed in a head-on crash on Highway 94 between Ellicott and Yoder Wednesday morning, according to the Colorado State Patrol.

The crash happened around 4:45 p.m. on Highway 94 about three miles east of Ellicott. Troopers said a Cadillac CTS was eastbound in the westbound lane when it collided head-on with an International truck that was westbound in the westbound lane.

The driver of the Cadillac died on the scene.

The driver of the International, a 27-year-old man from Yoder, was not injured. Troopers said he was wearing his seatbelt.

Troopers said speed does not appear to be a factor in the crash, which remains under investigation.

The highway was closed for several hours Wednesday morning while troopers investigated the crash. It reopened around 10:30 a.m.

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