District Attorney Craig Westberg died Wednesday evening in
mountain biking accident last weekend.
Nancy Hoyt, the spokeswoman for the family, said Westberg
died about 11 p.m. with his family and his dog at his side.
Westberg, the chief prosecutor for Archuleta,
counties was injured last weekend somewhere in
said Westberg flipped over his handlebars and broke his neck. His wife, Jan
Westberg, was with him and performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation until medics
District Attorney-elect Todd Risberg was sworn in Monday as
deputy District Attorney, and was scheduled to be sworn in as the new DA on
Assistant District Attorney Kim Kitchen is the acting
No funeral arrangements have been made at this time.