A crash that occurred just before 1 a.m. Sunday left one person dead and five injured at South Wadsworth Boulevard and West Florida Avenue in Lakewood, police said. The intersection closed for several hours during the investigation.
An F-350 that was driving north on Wadsworth Avenue ran a red light at West Florida Avenue and struck a sedan that was driving west through the intersection, Lakewood police said in a news release.
The driver of the F-350, 23-year-old Nicholas Kassera of Golden, died at the scene and four others in the truck were taken to hospitals for treatment of injuries, police said. The sedan driver was also taken to a hospital with serious injuries.
Police believe alcohol and speed contributed to the crash.