EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. — One person has been killed and two others injured in a multi-vehicle crash during the powerful snowstorm Tuesday.
Colorado State Patrol said a tractor-trailer jackknifed and was hit by two other semi-trucks and a pickup on Interstate 70 near vail around 6 a.m.
One of the truck’s fuel tanks burst. A hazardous-materials team was called in to clean up the leaking fuel.
Authorities said roads in the area were warm when the snow started falling creating icy conditions as the storm strengthened.