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1 dead after serious crash on Highway 85 and 56th Avenue in Commerce City

Commerce City police say one person is dead after a vehicle was struck by an SUV on Highway 85. 

The police department says the driver who has been reported dead had run a red light and the SUV that was turning onto 56th had struck the back end of the vehicle which ended up on top of a guard rail. 

Both adult males were transferred to a hospital in critical condition following the crash. At approximately 2:07 p.m., Commerce City police issued an update via X, saying that one of the drivers died, while one remains in critical condition. 

CBS News Colorado will continue to provide updates. 

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