COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Southbound Interstate 25 in central Colorado Springs is now re-opened after it was closed due to a crash Monday afternoon.

Authorities say a pedestrian was hit on the interstate. CSPD are still investigating how or why the person was walking on I-25.

This crash happened around 11:30 Monday morning and the interstate was closed between Garden of the Gods Road and Fillmore Street around three hours before reopening around 2:30 p.m.

This is the 12th traffic related fatality in colorado springs this year.

This time last year, there were five traffic deaths.

2020 was the deadliest year for traffic deaths in the history of Colorado Springs.