Tag Archives: death

Don’t Leave Kids In Hot Cars

With the increasing 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 for children under the age Continue reading

Eight Year Old Dies Near Hanging Lake

An eight-year-old boy died in a hiking accident yesterday at Hanging Lake near Glenwood Springs.   The child, who was hiking with his parents and sibling, reportedly slipped and hit his head on a rock while walking near the Sprouting Rock waterfall. Attempts to revive the boy were Continue reading

Driver Suspected Of Causing Head-On Was Sober

Police have determined Felix Cervantes, the driver suspected of causing the fatal accident on Rabbit Ears Pass earlier this week, was not intoxicated at the time of the incident. The head-on resulted in injuries to the other driver, 42-year-old Lienchai Harker, and  the death of her passenger, 24-year-old Continue reading

Investigation Of Lift Fall That Killed Women Finished

The investigation into the chairlift fall, which killed a Texas mother and injured her two daughters at Ski Granby Ranch in December, has been completed. The Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Board has deemed that the fall occurred due to recent changes to the Continue reading

Find Out How People Died In NW Colorado

A new interactive map is now available online that shows how many people died in a particular area, and the cause of death, for every year between 1980 and 2014. The map allows you to view the death rate by Continue reading

UPDATE: Rollover Victim Identity Released

One person died in a roll-over accident Tuesday night near Stage Coach Reservoir.  54-year-old  Robert Dickey of Oak Creek  lost control of an organic waste truck while driving on Routt County Road 16, sending the vehicle down a steep embankment. Continue reading

UPDATE: Blodgett Released On Bond

Despite recommendations from the District Attorney, bail for Justin Blodgett was reduced yesterday from $100,000, to $10,000. Blodgett is facing a felony manslaughter charge relating to the death of Raymond Terrill, who died after the two were reportedly involved in a fight last week in Craig. Blodgett’s lawyer said Terrill’s wife approved of the bond reduction and said Continue reading

MCHS Grad Dies In Car Accident

2015 Moffat County High School Graduate Clayton Moon died in a car accident yesterday near Boulder. The 19-year-old was driving on Highway 52 when he drifted into the opposite lane and collided head on with a Continue reading

Millennials Ranked As Worst Drivers In The US

40,200 people died last year in traffic accidents in the United States, making it the deadliest year for drivers and travelers in the last decade. According to a new report from  AAA, millennial driving habits helped contribute to the increase in deaths. According to a survey, 88% of drivers Continue reading

One Dies In Avalanche

Two men were caught in an avalanche yesterday in the Flat Tops in northwest Garfield County. One of the men was not injured or trapped in the avalanche.  He was able to locate his companion, who had tragically died.  He then requested Continue reading

One Dead In Highway 40 Accident

One person died in an accident yesterday morning on Highway 40. Ice and snow contributed to accident near Tabernash, when a 26 year old man from Denver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a truck driven by Granby resident, 73 year old Lynn Kessler.  The 26 year old Continue reading

Shovel Snow Safely

With the recent snow fall people have been out struggling to clear their driveways and sidewalks. All the bending and lifting of heavy snow can put you at risk of injury, and may lead to stress on the heart, which can result in death. Snow removal can be especially dangerous to people who do not exercise regularly. According to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, in 2015, more than Continue reading