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Construction Accident Victim Identified

The man who died in a construction accident last week in Steamboat has been identified by the Routt County Coroner.  According to Deputy Coroner Mitch Locke, the victim, 48-year-old Eric Becker, of Steamboat, was struck by a piece Continue reading

Man Dies In Construction Accident

A construction worker died after a workplace accident yesterday afternoon in Steamboat. The 48-year-old man, who has not been identified, was struck by a piece of steel while helping to construct a home on Steamboat Boulevard. The Continue reading

Slick Roads Cause Roll-Overs Monday

Slick roads caused issues for two drivers Monday morning on Highway 131. A 27-year-old male lost control around 10 in the morning near Oak Creek, causing his vehicle to roll down a 50 foot embankment. The driver was uninjured, while his unidentified female passenger complained of minor Continue reading

UPDATE 3: Highway 13 Open After Fatal Head On

Highway 13 was fully closed for about half an hour Friday morning 5 miles south of Meeker, due to a fatal head on accident. According to a representative with the Colorado State Patrol, one of the individuals involved was killed, while another sustained serious injury. Additional Continue reading

UPDATE: Highway 40 Reopened After Accident

Highway 40 was closed for about half an hour Friday morning near mile marker 99 east of Craig, due to a three vehicle accident. Two of the cars involved ended up in the ditch on the side of the roadway, while another vehicle was disabled on the road. According to a representative with the Colorado Continue reading

Roll-Over Blocks Portion Of I-70 Near Eagle

A portion of I-70 was closed Wednesday morning near Eagle, after a vehicle rolled. 19-year-old Shania Barela was driving when she lost control, resulting in her vehicle rolling onto the median, blocking the left lane of the highway. The Continue reading

Roll-Over Closes Highway 40

Highway 40 was closed for a period of time Saturday after a single vehicle roll-over between Hayden and Milner. 32-year-old Amber Dun was driving when she lost control, resulting in her vehicle rolling, ending up on Continue reading

11 Wyoming Highway Deaths This Year

A single vehicle roll-over last weekend resulted in the 11th highway fatality of the year in Wyoming. 33-year-old Shane Moulton of Star Valley Ranch, was driving on Highway 89 near Alpine, when he lost control, due to icy conditions on the road. His truck crossed the center line, eventually striking a guardrail. The vehicle tipped over Continue reading

Two Vehicle Accident Closes Highway

Highway 13 near Hamilton was closed for about half an hour last night, following a two vehicle accident.  68-year-old Michael Debuono of Clifton was driving when he collided with a car being driven by 78-year-old Ida Gordon of Craig, around Continue reading

Passenger Killed In Saturday Truck Accident On Highway 40

A single vehicle accident on Highway 40 12 miles east of Kremmling, involving a large box truck, claimed the life a Colorado man. The accident occurred late Saturday afternoon when 19-year-old Justin K. Schwear, of Wheatridge, drove off the right side of the road, colliding with numerous trees. The Continue reading

Car Fire Death Ruled Accidental

The Sweetwater County coroner has determine the death of the Rock Springs man, who died in a car fire earlier this month, was an accident. After firefighters extinguished the blaze, they discovered the body of 47-year-old Michael Tinnie was found in the front seat of the pickup. The fire occurred near Continue reading

Two Vehicle Accident Closes Highway

Highway 40 was closed for a period of time yesterday afternoon after a two vehicle accident east of Hayden. According to a post on the West Routt Fire Protection District Continue reading