November 28, 2015

Two drivers killed in U.S. 50 wreck - Free Content

Click for Salida, Colorado Forecast
default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
Logout|My Dashboard

Two drivers killed in U.S. 50 wreck

Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Wednesday, June 26, 2013 8:43 am

A two-car crash resulted in two fatalities and closed U.S. 50 between Parkdale and Cañon City from about 4:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Tuesday.

The crash occurred 5 miles west of Cañon City near the Skyline Drive entrance.

Colorado State Patrol Corporal Kris Galyean reported the investigation revealed a westbound 2003 BMW sedan drifted into a eastbound 2013 Dodge pickup, colliding head on. The BMW rotated clockwise and came to rest partially in the westbound lane.

The Dodge rotated counter clockwise, rolled over one complete time, came to rest off the eastbound shoulder, caught fire and became fully engulfed in flames until extinguished by the Cañon City Fire District.

Drivers of both vehicles died on scene. Families of the victims have not been notified.

No other occupants were in either vehicle, according to Colorado State Patrol.

More about

More about

  • Discuss

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
  • 2 Don't Threaten or Abuse. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. AND PLEASE TURN OFF CAPS LOCK.
  • 3 Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
  • 4 Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 5 Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 6 Share with Us. We'd love to post your comment, however to be posted we need you to include your full name and city with your posting.

Welcome to the discussion.