Craig Man Killed in Weekend Rollover Crash

fatal-300A 24-year old Craig man was killed in a rollover crash on Moffat County Road 7 last night. According to the Colorado State Patrol, 24 year old Hunter Zellers was a passenger in a pick-up driven by 24 year old Patrick McCarthy. Troopers say McCarthy tried to pass a vehicle while entering a curve. He lost control of the vehicle, went off the road, crashed into a fence, and then rolled the vehicle a couple of times. Zellers was not wearing his seatbelt and was thrown from the truck. Both were taken to The Memorial Hospital at Craig, where Zellers died from his injuries. The State Patrol says speed was likely the contributing factor in the crash. So far no charges have been filed in connection with the accident.

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