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Driver Falls Asleep, Crashes Car

One person sustained minor injuries in a car accident Sunday afternoon on Highway 131 near Toponas. 29-year-old William O’Leary from Oak Creek was driving when he is believed to have fallen asleep, resulting in his car leaving the Continue reading

Driver Arrested After Hitting Tree

One man was arrested for drunk driving over the weekend after he crashed his car into a tree on Routt County Road 178, near the intersection  of Highway 40. The man was not injured during the Continue reading

Highway 40 Road Work Done For The Year

The US 40 resurfacing and safety-improvement project near Steamboat has been completed for the year. Crews will return in the spring, to complete striping and traffic markings, sidewalk work, guardrail, fencing and landscaping. The $6.9 Continue reading

One Dead In Highway 13 Accident

One person was killed yesterday afternoon in a 2 vehicle accident on Highway 13 just north of Rifle. A 24-year-old male lost control around 3:30, resulting in his car sliding across the highway, where it was t-boned by a vehicle being driven by a 58-year-old Colorado woman, closing Continue reading

Comment On OHV Trail Proposals

The Bureau of Land Management is also asking for the public to comment on the environmental assessment of a proposed 364-mile off-highway vehicle trail system in Rio Blanco County. The proposed Wagon Wheel West OHV Trail System Continue reading

Thanksgiving DUI Patrols In Wyoming

The Wyoming Highway Patrol and other local law enforcement will be hitting the road over the extended Thanksgiving Weekend in an effort to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible. Around 10,000 people are killed every year in drunk-driving-related crashes in the United States, which is an average of a DUI-related death every 51 minutes. Drunk driving is Continue reading

Semi Roll-Over Closes Highway 13

A semi carrying a load of cattle rolled yesterday afternoon on Highway 13 north of Craig.  59-year-old Larry Neeman from Nebraska was driving the semi when he swerved to avoid colliding with the car ahead, which had slowed to turn off the highway. His actions caused the semi to roll, blocking the road. The accident Continue reading

116th Highway Death Occurs In Wyoming

 A rollover crash over the weekend resulted in the 116th fatality this year to occur on Wyoming Highways. 35-year-old John Gallatin of Sheridan was driving on I-25 near Casper when a deer ran out in front of his vehicle. Gallatin swerved to avoid the deer, resulting in his vehicle leaving the Continue reading

Accident Sends One To Hospital

One person was injured after their vehicle left the road last week north of Oak Creek.  23-year-old Kyle Baglo of Oak Creek was driving Thursday on Colorado Highway 131, when he went off the road near the intersection of Routt County Road 179 and hit a tree.  According to a Continue reading

Hayden Man Involved In October Accident Dies

The Hayden man who was involved in a collision last month with a semi on Highway 40 near Hayden has died. 67-year-old Edwin Zaledzieski died from his injuries at a Hospital in  Denver. Zaledzieski was seriously injured after he drove his Continue reading

Minor Flips Car Near Craig

An SUV rolled over early Saturday Morning southeast of Craig on Highway 394. The driver of the SUV swerved to avoid colliding with another vehicle on the roadway, resulting in the vehicle flipping, coming to rest on its roof in the Continue reading

Halloween DUI Enforcement Underway

In an effort to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible, Halloween DUI enforcement is underway, with members of the Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement increasing patrols throughout the state. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 45 percent of Continue reading