A train derailed Wednesday morning after colliding with a semi-truck on Highway 85 south of Platteville, authorities said.
The crash happened about 5:30 a.m. on the northbound lanes of Highway 85 between Fort Lupton and Plateville, said Fort Lupton Fire Department in a tweet. The highway is closed in both directions, according to Colorado State Patrol.
Several cars derailed in the crash. The semi-truck driver reportedly had minor injuries, Colorado State Patrol said.
Major delays were reported. It is unclear when the lanes will reopen.
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