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Rollover crash kills two, leaves Ignacio girls orphaned

An Ignacio family crashed an SUV on Interstate 25 just north of Trinidad on Tuesday, killing the parents and leaving two girls orphaned, according to the Colorado State Patrol. Jessica and Leon...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crash involving motorcycle sends one to hospital

A motorcyclist was injured about 3:30 p.m. Friday after being rear-ended on U.S. Highway 160 east of Cortez. According to a witness, a westbound motorcyclist was making a left turn into the KOA...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crash occurs in U.S. 160 construction zone

A three-vehicle crash in the construction zone on U.S. Highway 160 on Monday morning sent one driver to the hospital, according to the Colorado State Patrol. The crash occurred when a westbound...

DATE: July 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Authorities identify victims of fatal crash east of Bayfield

Law enforcement has identified two people killed in a head-on crash Tuesday night on U.S. Highway 160, east of Bayfield. The crash involved three vehicles shortly before 7 p.m. near mile marker...

DATE: July 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Update: At least four crashes reported on Cortez-area highways

Three accidents within four miles of each other occurred on U.S. Highway 160 east of the Four Corners Monument on Friday afternoon. Emergency responders were first dispatched to a crash at milepost...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crash closes lane on U.S. Highway 550 south of Durango

An Audi station wagon and a tractor-trailer collided Thursday evening south of Durango, closing one side of U.S. Highway 550 near mile marker 9.4 for about 30 minutes, according to the Colorado...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Many fatal car crashes in La Plata County happen on U.S. Highway 160

Federal and state data show the majority of fatal car crashes in La Plata County happen on U.S. Highway 160. The 1,465-mile-long highway starts in Colorado at the New Mexico state line southwest of...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pilot showed concerning behavior hours before 2015 crash

The pilot of a plane with possible criminal ties displayed concerning behavior just hours before he crashed in the mountains near Silverton in September 2015, killing four people, according to a...

DATE: April 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Crews work to contain sheen after Oregon train derailment

SEATTLE – Environmental crews worked Saturday to contain a sheen of oil that appeared in the Columbia River along the Washington-Oregon border after a Union Pacific train derailed and caught fire,...

DATE: June 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Heavy winds blamed for plane crash in Russia

MOSCOW – Winds were gusting before dawn Saturday over the airport in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don when a plane carrying 62 people from a favorite Russian holiday destination decided...

DATE: March 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

School bus crashes are common across Colorado

In December, a school bus swerving out of control flipped on a winding road, and the driver was arrested on charges she was under the influence of multiple prescription drugs. While it was unusual...

DATE: March 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Noise heard in last second of Russian plane’s cockpit recording

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt – A noise was heard in the last second of the cockpit voice recording from the Russian plane that crashed last week in Egypt’s Sinai, killing all 224 people onboard, the head...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2015 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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