Glenwood resident ID’d as victim of I-70 rollover |

Glenwood resident ID’d as victim of I-70 rollover

A Colorado State Patrol trooper inspects a car that rolled over on Interstate 70 directly behind the Wal-Mart in Rifle. The occupant was thrown from the car and killed.
Ryan Hoffman / Citizen Telegram |

Daniel Jacob Kobrin, 39, of Glenwood Springs was the person killed Wednesday after being ejected from his vehicle on Interstate 70 in Rifle, the Garfield County coroner said Thursday.

Coroner Robert Glassmire said that Kobrin’s relatives told him that Korbin was born and raised in Hotchkiss, had recently lived in Portland, Oregon, and was living in Glenwood. He died of multiple injuries, Glassmire said in a news release.

Law enforcement was still investigating a possible cause, but it appeared that the vehicle, a 2013 Jaguar XKR, went off the interstate, then back onto the road before rolling several times, Rifle Police Chief John Dyer said Thursday morning.

Kobrin did not appear to be wearing a seat belt.

Eastbound I-70 was closed for about an hour, ending shortly after 5 p.m., following the accident.

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Rifle police, Colorado State Patrol and the Colorado Department of Transportation responded the crash, and the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office helped with traffic control.

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