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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Date: 11-25-09 Time: 8:45 a.m.

On November 24, 2009 at approximately 4:05 p.m., Colorado State Troopers responded to a fatal crash on westbound Interstate 76 at milepost 51 in Weld
County. A 1992 red Freightliner with semi trailer was traveling westbound on Interstate 76. A 1966 white GMC Farm Truck was also traveling westbound on Interstate 76. The Freightliner went to pass the GMC on the left, when it struck the left rear of the vehicle. This caused the GMC to travel off the right side of the roadway and roll.

The restrained driver of the Freightliner has been identified as Edward Rose, age 64 of Akron, Colo. Rose sustained no injuries.

The unrestrained driver of the GMC has been identified as Norman Troudt, age 73 of Wiggins, Colo. Troudt sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Weld County Coroner.

The crash and subsequent investigation led to a closure of westbound Interstate 76 for several hours.

Alcohol or drugs are NOT suspected as contributing factors

Edward Rose has been cited for Careless Driving Causing Death.

Next of kin have been notified.
 
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