Truck crash closes Highway 6 east of Wolcott

4th November, 2014 by

By Edward Stoner

EAGLE COUNTY — A truck hauling frozen meat crashed through the guardrail on Interstate 70, closing Highway 6 for nearly seven hours Monday. At about 1 p.m., the 2014 Freightliner was traveling westbound on I-70 near the Wolcott exit. The vehicle failed to negotiate a left curve and traveled off the right side of the roadway, through the guard rail and down a steep embankment. The truck rolled one time, colliding with an elk fence and a drainage ditch. The truck and trailer became separated during the roll. The truck came to rest on U.S. Highway 6, while the trailer …

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