Tag Archives: death

One Dead After Accident On Highway 40

Vehicle-Accident-300One person died yesterday afternoon in an accident on Highway 40 near Maybell.  A truck driven by 78 year old Judith Chance from California rolled after it drifted off the highway and struck a number of trees.  Chance sustained serious but non life threatening injuries during the accident and was transported to The Memorial Hospital.  Here passenger 79 year old Continue reading

77 Year Old Shooter Kills One Injures Two

shooting-crime-300Three people were shot yesterday by an elderly man at a senior citizen apartment complex in Cheyenne. 77 year old Larry Rosenberg shot one person inside the Heritage Court Apartments before shooting two more people outside. One of the victims died due to their injuries. After Continue reading

Craig Teen Dies In Overnight Crash

COLO-STATE-PATROL-300A vehicle accident around 1:30 Monday morning claimed the life of a Craig teenager. According to a release from the Colorado State Patrol, a pickup driven by 18 year old Kenneth Corriveau, on Highway 40 about 5 miles east of Craig, traveled off the left side of the roadway before traveling back across the road and off the right side of the highway. A second pickup traveling in the opposite direction skidded to a Continue reading

7 Die On Wyoming Roads

wyoming hpFour separate vehicle accidents in Wyoming during the past week claimed the lives of  7 people.  3 of those killed were wearing seat belts at the time of their accident, 4 were not.  In one accident, excessive speed and the lack of seat belt use are believed to have contributed to the accident; in a second, contributing factors are thought to have been alcohol use, texting while driving and excessive speed; Alcohol and drug use as well as the lack of seat belt Continue reading

Seat Belt Usage Lags In Rural Colorado

click-or-ticket-300Seat belt usage continues to be an issue in rural Colorado. During the recent “Click It or Ticket” campaign, conducted in the rural areas of the state at the end of last month, nearly 1,200 drivers and passengers were issued citations for not wearing seat belts, and 45 were cited for an improperly restrained child. Numbers show that rural Coloradans consistently Continue reading

Investigation Into Woman’s Death In Dinosaur Complete

Dinosaur National Monument QuarryThe investigation into the death of Marolyn Sabala, the woman who died in Dinosaur National Park earlier this month has been concluded. It was determined the 72 year old passed away after she wandered away from her campsite, up a hill, then fell off a cliff. Officials have ruled Continue reading

UPDATE: Colorado On Pace To Set Record For Motorcycle Deaths

Motorcycle-accident2-300A rash of recent motorcycle accidents, has highlighted the importance that proper protection, following traffic laws and driving defensively play in avoiding…and in the event of…surviving…a motorcycle accident. A Craig man was killed late last month when he and his motorcycle collided with a car on Highway 40. 69 year old Continue reading

3rd Area Child Takes Fall From Upper Floor

Fall From windows and BalconiesThe 3rd child in the area who tumbled from the upper floor of home has raised awareness about the importance of keeping a watchful eye on your children when there are open doors or windows in a home. A 7 year old child fell from a balcony in Steamboat Continue reading

Stiles Family Receives Community Support

Gavin Stiles editAn account at Go-Fund-Me shows that people have donated over $22,000 to the family of Gavin Stiles, the Routt County 3 year old who died in an accidental shooting last week. That is more that double the goal set on the page. The story on the page describes the challenges the family are facing and how donation can help. It also stated that Yampa Valley Funeral home has offered to conduct Continue reading

UPDATE: Highway 40 Accident Results in 2nd Motorcycle Death In Two Days

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001The 2nd Northwest Colorado motorcycle accident death in two days occurred Friday on Highway 40. According the Colorado State Patrol, two people were on the motorcycle when it went off the Highway just before noon today, 6 miles west of Steamboat. The bike was pulling a trailer at the time. The driver of the motorcycle 56 –year-old Richard Baker of Continue reading

Don’t Leave Kids In Hot Cars

kids in carsWith hot summer temperatures, it’s important to remember that children left in hot cars are at great risk of injury or death. According to numbers from the National Highway Traffic Administration, heat stroke is the leading cause of non crash vehicle deaths of children under the age of 14. Studies show that a Continue reading

Police Search For Deadly Hit And Run Suspect

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001Police are looking for assistance in identifying the driver of a deadly hit and run that occurred in Eagle County at about 4 yesterday morning. 76 year old Thomas Landauer  from McCoy was standing outside his pickup on highway 131 when he was struck and killed by an unknown vehicle that fled the area. Police believe that the vehicle that fled was Continue reading