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Durango mother who caused fatal crash pleads guilty

A Durango woman who caused a head-on crash that killed her 8-year-old daughter pleaded guilty Thursday to careless driving causing injury and careless driving resulting in death. Neysha Candelaria,...

DATE: May 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Aztec family of four dies in fiery head-on crash

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico – An Aztec family of four and another driver died Friday night in a fiery crash on U.S. Highway 550 about 15 miles south of Cuba. Jimmie and Melissa Crawford and their...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Colorado State patrol investigates crash that sent vehicle into Dolores River

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating how a woman’s vehicle ended up in the middle of the Dolores River on Tuesday about 20 miles northeast of Dolores. The driver, Kiffanie Smith, 29, of...

DATE: May 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Driver charged in Main Avenue crash that killed two

A part-time Durango resident who veered off the road and killed two pedestrians last month on north Main Avenue has been charged with careless driving causing death. After a lengthy investigation...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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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