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Silt man airlifted to St. Mary’s after 82 crash

A Silt man suffered critical injuries in a crash on Highway 82 on Wednesday.Jordan Stein, 49, of Silt was driving west on Highway 82 around 1 p.m. near milepost 9, about two miles west of Carbondale. The truck drifted off the left side of the road and dropped into the center median, striking a delineator post. The driver overcorrected to the right, and the vehicle skidded across the westbound lanes, traveling off the right side of the road and down an embankment. The truck rolled, ejected the driver and came to rest on its passenger side on the north frontage road, next to the driver.EMS took the driver to Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs, and he was later airlifted to St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction with critical injuries.The Colorado State Patrol is investigating the crash. Neither speed nor alcohol are considered factors.The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, Carbondale Ambulance, the Colorado Department of Transportation and CATS Towing assisted the State Patrol at the scene.The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office, Carbondale Ambulance, the Colorado Department of Transportation and CATS Towing assisted the State Patrol at the scene.


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