Rifle man, 66, dies in wreck in Utah | PostIndependent.com

Rifle man, 66, dies in wreck in Utah

Staff report

Carl Edwin Bosworth, 66, of Rifle, died in a single-car accident on Interstate 70 near the Utah border Thursday.

According to the Utah Highway Patrol, Bosworth was eastbound on I-70 in a 1993 Ford Explorer at 12:30 a.m. when his vehicle left the road at a sharp turn.

Bosworth’s vehicle struck a rock, left the ground, hit a hillside and rolled into a tree. Utah trooper Brian Redd said Bosworth might have fallen asleep at the wheel, or suffered a medical problem.

The crash occurred about two miles west of the Colorado border.

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