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Two separate Weld County car crashes cause six total deaths

The death toll has risen to six after the two separate semitrailer crashes on Interstate 25 on Monday.

Shortly before 1:31 PM on I-25 near mile marker 243 in Weld County, a four-vehicle crash took place in the northbound lanes, resulting in five fatalities from one vehicle and minor injuries to the driver of another vehicle. Three people were confirmed dead at the scene, Trooper Josh Lewis said.

At about 2:22 PM on I-25 near mile marker 235 northbound, a three-vehicle crash resulting in one fatality took place. A 2021 Kawasaki motorcycle was northbound in the left lane.

The rider of the motorcycle, a 30-year-old male from Northglenn, was declared deceased on scene.

Six deaths have now been confirmed as a result of both crashes, according to Colorado State Patrol.

Investigators are requesting anyone that has not yet contacted law enforcement but is a witness, has information, or dash cam footage related to the motorcycle and semi crash to please reach out. Witnesses may call Colorado State Patrol Sgt. Winsett at 970-506-4999 or dispatch at 303-239-4501

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