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Bent County Highway Accident Claims Lamar Life

Bent County Highway Accident Claims Lamar Life

  The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle crash that resulted one person suffering fatal injuries along with three other that suffered serious bodily injuries. The crash occurred on Colorado Highway 50, approximately 11 miles east of Las Animas, near milepost 411. At approximately 1000 hours, a 2000 Chrysler 300 driven by 23 year-old […]

Motorcycle Fatality on Highway 50 in Otero County

Motorcycle Fatality on Highway 50 in Otero County

The Colorado State Patrol investigated a traffic crash involving a 2003 Honda Gold Wing motorcycle that resulted in one serious injury and one fatality. The crash occurred on Colorado 50 approximately one mile east of the town of Manzanola, in Otero County. The Honda was traveling westbound on Colorado 50 when it went off the […]

Colorado State Patrol

Scooter Driver Hurt in Rocky Ford Crash

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a two vehicle, serious injury crash that occurred on Colorado 50 about two miles west of Rocky Ford on Monday, September 9, 2013 at about 2135 hours (9:35pm). A 2000 Dodge Caravan, driven by Maryah Perez, of Olney Springs, Colorado, was westbound on Colorado 50 when the Caravan struck […]

Crash Ejects and Injures Three Teenagers

Crash Ejects and Injures Three Teenagers

    The Colorado State Patrol is currently investigating a serious injury crash that occurred on Friday, August 2, 2013 at approximately 3:30am. The crash occurred on Colorado Highway 109 approximately 5 miles south of La Junta.  A 1996 Chevrolet Camaro driven by Jacob Love, age 18 of La Junta, was traveling northbound on Highway […]

Changes and Benefits for Local VA Medical Needs

Changes and Benefits for Local VA Medical Needs

Area veterans were notified about changes in the way they will receive health care from the Veterans’ Administration during a morning seminar at the VA clinic at Prowers Medical Center this past Wednesday, June 26.  Those changes include the use of Telehealth systems, a form of two-way computerized medical examinations.  In the near future, veterans […]

Helicopter Crash South of La Junta

Helicopter Crash South of La Junta

  At about 12:00 pm, Tuesday, May 7, the Otero County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a downed helicopter South of La Junta, Colorado. Units from the Sheriffs’ Office, the La Junta Rural Fire Department, and the Colorado State Patrol responded to the scene which was about three miles South of County Road […]

Colorado State Patrol

Two Holly Residents Receive Minor Injuries in Bent County Crash

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating a two vehicle, injury crash that occurred on Highway 50 in Bent County, Friday, June 8, 2012. A 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup, that was towing a trailer full of scrap metal, was traveling westbound near milepost 393 when it collided with the left rear quarter panel of a […]