Wolf Creek crash is fatal


WOLF CREEK — A 39-year-old Texas man died Thursday evening following an accident on Wolf Creek Pass. Highway 160 opened back to traffic on both sides of the pass around 7:20 p.m.

According to reports by Colorado State Patrol Trooper Gary Cutler out the of Montrose office, a two-vehicle accident closed Highway 160 on Wolf Creek Pass late Thursday afternoon. Both vehicles involved were out of Texas.

At approximately 4:07 p.m. reports of an accident involving two trucks came in; traffic backed up on both sides of the pass while law enforcement and emergency personnel cleared the road. A single fatality was confirmed by Cutler.

The accident is still under investigation at this time.

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