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Colorado Springs police say roads were closed briefly this morning near Chelton and Jet Wing while they investigated a suspicious package.
Thankfully, it turned out to be harmless. Police say it was a patio umbrella in a case, and they think it may have fallen off a truck.
The call came in about 7:03 a.m. Roads in the area were closed for about 15 minutes starting at 7:21 a.m.
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