Man killed in I-70 crash identified

Posted at 6:27 PM, Jan 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-27 18:27:44-05

The man killed in a crash on I-70 this week has been identified.

State police said Jacob Jackson died when his Nissan Rogue stopped behind two dump trucks that were stopped on the highway as a motorcade passed through Wednesday morning. 

A third dump truck slammed into the back of Jackson's SUV, causing all four vehicles to collide, triggering an explosion that engulfed two trucks and Jackson's SUV.

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State police say the investigation is ongoing and charges are pending.

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