Aurora police say the accident happened around 7:30 p.m. Friday, just north of the Iliff Avenue exit in Aurora. A second person in the car was taken to a local hospital and treated for injuries.
The southbound lanes of I-225 were closed for four hours while the accident was investigated.
Police say the driver lost control of the vehicle. Neither the driver or passenger was wearing a seatbelt. Excessive speed and alcohol are being investigated as part of the accident.
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