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Durango woman who hit bicyclist cited with careless driving

A 22-year-old Durango woman who is suspected of distracted driving after she struck a bicyclist on north Main Avenue last week has been cited with careless driving causing bodily injury, a class I...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2017 | UPDATED: 1 day 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

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Mancos man who hydroplaned, killed two, formally charged

A Mancos man has been charged with two counts of vehicular homicide after hydroplaning into oncoming traffic on U.S. Highway 160 last month, hitting a vehicle with a family of four and killing two....

DATE: Aug. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Two-car crash closes Highway 160 Wednesday morning near Mancos

U.S. Highway 160 was closed in both directions for about an hour Wednesday morning for a two-car crash near Mancos. The crash occurred about 7:25 a.m. a few miles southwest of Mancos near County...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Bicyclist hit by car in Durango remains in serious condition

Friends of the Durango bicyclist who was hit Monday on Main Avenue by a driver suspected of being distracted have set up a fund for donations to help him. Christopher Balchunas, 63, was airlifted...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Driver may have been distracted in bike vs. car crash

A 63-year-old Durango man who was hit by a vehicle while bicycling Monday on north Main Avenue was airlifted to a Grand Junction hospital with serious injuries, according to Durango Police Cmdr....

DATE: Aug. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Victims identified in U.S. Highway 160 crash east of Bayfield

A 59-year-old Bayfield man died Wednesday morning in a head-on crash on U.S. Highway 160 a couple of miles east of Bayfield. The victim was identified as Michael D. Scalet, an assistant cross...

DATE: June 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Pileup during blinding dust on New Mexico highway kills 6

LORDSBURG, N.M. – Six people died in a 25-vehicle pileup caused by a sudden dust storm along an interstate highway in New Mexico where such conditions have caused deadly collisions in the past,...

DATE: June 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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UPDATE: County Road 501 reopens after propane truck crash

County Road 501 near Vallecito Lake was closed for a couple of hours Monday afternoon after a truck carrying propane crashed, according to Colorado State Patrol Capt. Adrian Driscoll. Driscoll said...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Motorcycle involved in crash on Florida

No one was seriously injured in a motorcycle versus car crash near the intersection of Florida Road and East Animas Road on Saturday afternoon. A teenage driver turned left in front of an coming...

DATE: June 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News