Craig Man Dies During Horseback Ride

RIO-BLANCO-COUNTY-SHERIFF-3A Craig man died Saturday while on a horseback ride 52 miles east of Meeker near Baldy Mountain.  The victim, 66 year old Dwight Michael Warak died of a massive heart attack.  A friend who was with Warak on the trail ride, told authorities that Warak, who was behind him on the trail had dropped back.  After riding back the friend discovered Warak on the ground, motionless and not breathing.  Rio Blanco Search and Rescue members and Sheriff’s Office Deputies and a helicopter responded to recover the victim.  An autopsy was performed Sunday by the Rio Blanco County Coroner office to determine the cause of death.

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