Durango woman who drove through Main Avenue bump-outs sentenced

A woman who plowed into bump-outs this summer on Main Avenue, sending four people to the hospital, avoided jail time Tuesday and was instead sentenced to 10 days of electronic home monitoring and...

DATE: March 2, 2021 | UPDATED: 10 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Autopsy confirms identity, cause of death for woman who drove off Wolf Creek Pass

The remains of a woman found dead last week off Wolf Creek Pass have officially been identified as belonging to a 49-year-old Texas woman who had been missing for nearly two months. The Colorado...

DATE: March 2, 2021 | UPDATED: 11 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Driver plunges 750 feet off Red Mountain Pass, requires helicopter transport

A driver who went an estimated 750 feet off Red Mountain Pass on Thursday required rescue and transport by helicopter to a hospital in Grand Junction, according to Colorado State Patrol. Trooper...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2021 | UPDATED: 4 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Car found off Wolf Creek Pass belonged to woman missing since January

The remains of a woman found off Wolf Creek Pass appear to be those of Marlena Mizell, a 49-year-old who had been missing for nearly two months, according to the woman’s daughters. The Colorado...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2021 | UPDATED: 4 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Woman found dead outside vehicle hundreds of feet off Wolf Creek Pass

A woman was found dead Tuesday outside a vehicle located hundreds of feet off Wolf Creek Pass, according to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation. A team of local and state law enforcement, search...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2021 | UPDATED: 6 days 31 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Head-on crash reported on Red Mountain Pass

Authorities responded to a head-on crash Wednesday evening on U.S. Highway 550, north of Silverton on Red Mountain Pass, resulting in injuries. San Juan County Sheriff Bruce Conrad said the two-car...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man dies in single-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 550

A 62-year-old Durango man died Friday night in a single-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 550 north of Durango. Richard Hopkins was driving northbound at 8:58 p.m. when his 2001 Ford Escape crossed...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Driver identified in last week’s fatal crash on U.S. Highway 550

A 66-year-old man from Grand Junction died in a three-vehicle crash Friday night that closed the mountain passes between Durango and Silverton for about five hours. Colorado State Patrol Capt....

DATE: Jan. 25, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Head-on crash reported on U.S. Highway 160 in west Durango

The Durango Police Department responded Monday afternoon to a head-on crash on U.S. Highway 160, near the turnoff for Colorado Highway 141 (Wildcat Canyon), in west Durango. Cmdr. Ray Shupe said...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

2020 highway fatalities down in Southwest Colorado

With one day left in the year, highway fatalities in six counties in Southwest Colorado came in at 14 for 2020, down 22% from the 18 fatalities in 2019, according to data from the Colorado...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango man who hit pedestrian in City Market parking lot is sentenced

A Durango man who hit a pedestrian in the parking lot of south City Market this summer was given a deferred judgment, according to court records. Robert Morris, 87, was cited with careless driving...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Beer truck rolls on Wolf Creek Pass

A truck driver hauling beer escaped with no injuries Thursday morning after rolling over on Wolf Creek Pass on U.S. Highway 160. A spokesman for the Colorado State Patrol said the crash was...

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

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