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Durango woman requires Flight for Life after Hwy. 151 rollover

A 23-year-old Durango woman is recovering at Mercy Regional Medical Center after her vehicle rolled off Highway 151 on Sunday evening, requiring Flight for Life transport. Colorado State Patrol...

DATE: April 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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North Carolina man’s SUV rolls off Mesa Verde cliff

An unattended Land Cruiser that rolled off a cliff Thursday at Mesa Verde National Park was recovered on Friday. No one was injured in the incident, which occurred about 4 p.m. at the Fire Temple...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Two injured when motorcycle hits coyote

A man and woman on a motorcycle hit a coyote near the intersection of U.S. Highway 160 and Colorado Highway 151, east of Chimney Rock, shortly before 5 p.m. The two were taken to Mercy Regional...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Ruedi Bear remembered as entrepreneur, champion skier

A former owner of Trimble Hot Springs, Ruedi Bear, was remembered Friday as an entrepreneur who loved jazz and skiing. Bear, 72, died in a one-vehicle crash Thursday evening south of Mancos, where...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Toddler killed, mom injured in crash on Highway 550

A toddler died and his mother was injured when their SUV rolled about 9 a.m. Friday in the 6500 block of U.S. Highway 550, north of the state line. Gabriella Gething, 19, was driving north when she...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Photo: Two-car crash sends one to hospital

DATE: April 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Woman dies when vehicle rolls into waterway on Colorado 145

A 50-year-old Telluride woman was pronounced dead at the scene of a Wednesday morning crash in San Miguel County, according to Colorado State Patrol Trooper Josh Lewis. The single-vehicle crash...

DATE: April 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Durango police take witness stand in vehicular-assault case

A Durango man suspected of mowing down two pedestrians while driving drunk in downtown Durango gave contradictory statements to police when questioned about damage to his car. Cruz Baca, 38, at...

DATE: April 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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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