One person is dead after an early morning crash on U.S. Highway 50.

A spokesman for the Colorado State Patrol said two vehicles were involved in the accident, but the crash is believed to have been initiated by the rollover of a pickup truck.

The 51-year-old male driver of the truck was killed in the incident, according to the CSP.

A 22-year-old woman was in the second vehicle, but the CSP could not immediately provide any information about whether or not she was injured.

CSP was alerted to the crash at 5:40 a.m. It occurred at mile marker 48, four miles north of the Bridgeport turn-off along Hwy. 50.

The road was completely closed for hours, but reopened to traffic in both directions just before 9:45 a.m. CSP was still on-scene investigating late this morning.

Check back for updates as they become available, or read the full story in the Tuesday edition of the Daily Sentinel.

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