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Off-road vehicle rolls north of Silverton, sending six to hospital

An off-highway vehicle that rolled 100 yards down a steep embankment Wednesday north of Silverton resulted in one child having to be taken by helicopter to Mercy Regional Medical Center. DeAnne...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango woman dies in crash west of Delta

A 30-year-old Durango woman died Sunday after driving off U.S. Route 50, west of Delta, according to the Colorado State Patrol. Trooper Josh Lewis said Justine Byrum was driving east on Route 50...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pedestrian killed on Hwy. 550 north of Durango

A car hit and killed a pedestrian Thursday night on U.S. Highway 550, north of Durango. Colorado State Patrol Master Trooper Gary Cutler said the crash was reported around 8:15 p.m. at about...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

13-year-old boy crashes pickup truck, requires airlift to Mercy

A 13-year-old boy required an emergency airlift to Mercy Regional Medical Center after crashing a pickup truck near Hesperus. Colorado State Patrol Capt. Adrian Driscoll said authorities received a...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Officer-involved shooting southwest of Aztec results in death of robbery suspect

An officer-involved shooting southwest of Aztec on Monday morning resulted in the death of a robbery suspect, according to the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s Office Capt. Kevin Burns...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Crash on Missionary Ridge results in injuries

Two people were taken to a hospital Sunday after driving off a road on Missionary Ridge, according to the U.S. Forest Service. Forest Service spokeswoman Esther Godson said a vehicle with two...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Body of Durango man found late Saturday in Lake Nighthorse

The body of Andrew “Andy” Ward of Durango was discovered under 36 feet of water about 11 p.m. Saturday at Lake Nighthorse. A search for Ward, 60, had begun Friday evening when his empty canoe was...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango group requires rescue after boat capsizes on Navajo Lake

A group from Durango required rescue at Navajo Lake on Monday after a boat capsized from a 6-foot wave during a storm. Colorado Parks and Wildlife spokesman Joe Lewandowski said park rangers...

DATE: July 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Texas woman crashes ATV, requires rescue outside Silverton

A Texas woman required an emergency helicopter rescue Wednesday after crashing an all-terrain vehicle on a backcountry road outside Silverton. San Juan County Sheriff Bruce Conrad said he ran into...

DATE: July 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man dies after going off County Road 501 near Vallecito

A Durango man died this weekend after a driving off County Road 501 near Vallecito. Colorado State Patrol Trooper Josh Lewis said the wreckage was found by a passerby around 11:30 a.m. Sunday near...

DATE: July 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Couple requires rescue after becoming stuck in Animas River

A Florida couple who recently moved to Durango required rescue this week after becoming stuck while attempting to cross the Animas River in Silverton. San Juan County Sheriff Bruce Conrad said the...

DATE: July 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man survives plunge off Wolf Creek Pass, night in backcountry

A 36-year-old Durango man survived driving off Wolf Creek Pass, rolling 700 feet down a steep mountainside and spending a night injured in the backcountry before being rescued last week. “I didn’t...

DATE: June 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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