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Birds Eye View Of Wyoming I-80 Crash Site

MP 292 I 80 Photogrammetry

Interstate 80 westbound out of Laramie, Wyoming is now open. Reduced speeds near the crash scene have been lowered to 65 mph. the Wyoming Department of Transportation said approximated that 220 linear feet of roadway was damaged from the fire that ensued from Monday’s crash.  Crews have been able to make emergency pavement repairs to the damaged section. Motorists are asked to slow down and follow the warnings as debris and repair crews are still in the area. Continue reading

One Killed In Vehicle Crash Between Meeker and Rangely

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001On Saturday, March 14 at about 4:30 AM, Rio Blanco Communications Center received a call of a possible brush fire on Colorado Highway 64, approximately 28 miles west of Meeker.  A second call was received later and it was determined that a motor vehicle was on fire at that location. The Rangely Fire Department responded to the scene and extinguished the fire. Upon Continue reading

Identity Of Man Shot And Killed Released

Hand, Georgie 01131972 (1)The name of the man who was shot Monday off of Highway 40 near the Colorado/Utah border has been released. James Brent Damon died after an altercation with Colorado Parks & Wildlife Officer Nathan Martinez and Moffat County Sheriff’s Deputy Bhrent Shock. The officers were investigating a suspicious vehicle just off of the Highway, east of Dinosaur, when the officers encountered Damon and a female Continue reading

Head On Crash On Highway 40 This Morning

highway 40 crash-250Black ice is suspected to have contributed to a head collision near Milner around 7:30 this morning. The incident began when the driver of a eastbound pickup started to pass another vehicle on the 3 lane section of Highway 40, about 2 miles west of Milner, and lost traction Continue reading

Injured State Trooper Identified

HofackerThe Trooper injured by gunfire Thursday morning has been identified. Colorado State Patrol Trooper, Eugene Hofacker, a 6 year veteran of the department was shot after stopping to assist a motorist .  He was taken to Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs in critical but stable condition.  A suspect  Continue reading

State Patrol Officer Shooting Closes I-70

COLO-STATE-PATROL-300A shooting forced the Colorado State Patrol to close down I-70 today.  As of 2pm today I-70 west bound remained closed from Glenwood to Wolcott except to local traffic.  Investigators on scene estimate that the I-70 may be open to westbound traffic by 5 p.m.  Traffic on eastbound I-70 began moving around 2pm.  According to the Colorado State Patrol Continue reading