Fatal vehicle accident in Silt | PostIndependent.com

Fatal vehicle accident in Silt

SILT – According to a Colorado State Police news release, shortly before noon on Saturday, the CSP was dispatched to a reported vehicle accident on CR 210, near Green Lane, west of Silt.

Reportedly, a 1994 Ford F-150, driven by an unnamed male, had veered off the right side of the road and collided with the embankment. The truck continued and collided with a mailbox, and then into another embankment.

Next, the vehicle reportedly ran into an empty semi “car hauler” trailer. The trailer then collided with a 1990 Chrysler LeBaron, which ran into another empty semi trailer.

The unnamed driver was pronounced dead on the scene by the Garfield County Coroner. An investigation is ongoing. According to the CSP, speed, alcohol and/or drugs will be investigated as possible contributing factors in the accident.


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