Coroner IDs victim of Highway 85 accident

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BRIGHTON -- The Adams County Coroner's Office identified the man who died in the Aug. 23 collision on U.S. Highway 85 near the Elmwood Cemetery.

He was 29-year-old Jorge Martinez Jr. of Gilcrest.

Police said Martinez' car drifted across the center median of U.S. Highway 85 and was hit by a small tanker truck, then a larger semi tractor-trailer rig. The collision closed the northbound lanes of Highway 85 for more than three hours.

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