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3 dead after pickup driven by Durango teen slams into stopped vehicle

A grandmother and two of her grandchildren are dead after a pickup driven by a 17-year-old Durango boy rear-ended their vehicle on an Oklahoma highway last weekend, authorities said. According to...

DATE: March 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Pedestrian’s family pays tribute

Allen Duke was probably listening to music through headphones while walking Saturday to the Adobe Inn, where he worked on north Main Avenue in Durango. He probably stopped to chat with Marco...

DATE: March 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Victims, driver ID’d in Saturday’s fatal crash on Main Avenue

A resident of Italy, Marco Ricchi, 46, and a Fort Lewis College student, Allen Duke, 23, were identified as the men who died from injuries suffered Saturday when they were hit by an SUV while...

DATE: March 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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2 pedestrians die of injuries after Main Avenue crash

Two pedestrians died Saturday after being hit along Main Avenue near 21st Street. A driver in a white Chevrolet Suburban with a Texas license plate was traveling north when the vehicle jumped the...

DATE: March 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Motorcyclist spends cold night in shed after Egnar crash

EGNAR – A 31-year-old Florida man was found early Monday near the Dolores River after a motorcycle crash and a four-hour search involving multiple law enforcement agencies, according to a news...

DATE: March 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Pagosa Springs man found dead in creek

A Pagosa Springs man was found dead Feb. 18, more than a week after his family reported him missing, according to Archuleta County Undersheriff Tonya Hamilton. John Charles Allen Sr., 47, went...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Head-on reroutes traffic on Highway 160

U.S. Highway 160 was closed for more than an hour Thursday west of Gem Village for a two-car crash involving a La Plata County Sheriff’s deputy patrol vehicle. The crash occurred at 7:26 a.m. near...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Cortez man who died in crash with snowplow identified

A 50-year-old man from Cortez has been identified as the driver who died Sunday after his vehicle collided with a Colorado Department of Transportation snowplow near Dolores. Colorado State Patrol...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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1 dead in snowplow-truck collision on Colorado 184

One person was killed Sunday afternoon when a truck collided with a Colorado Department of Transportation snowplow on Colorado Highway 184 near Dolores. Colorado State Patrol spokesman Tim...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Crashes decrease in Durango’s busy Camino del Rio corridor

One of Durango’s busiest throughways, South Camino del Rio, has historically earned complaints from motorists about the safety of its intersections. But an inspection of data collected before and...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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No injuries reported after tour bus goes off Lizard Head Pass

All passengers aboard a tour bus that slid off Lizard Head Pass while on its way to Telluride on Saturday are reported safe with no injuries, the San Miguel Sheriff’s Office said. According to...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Elderly passengers stuck in bus on Lizard Head Pass

A tour bus slid off Colorado Highway 145 at the top of Lizard Head Pass Saturday evening, stranding passengers for several hours. There were about 45 elderly passengers on board headed for...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local news