The intersection of I70-B and 28 Rd has been reopened following two separate crashes in that area. The Colorado State Patrol is handling the investigation of these crashes.
Two separate injury crashes have forced the temporary closure of I70-B at 28 Rd while emergency responders and tow trucks work to clear the scene. Please avoid this area for now. We will update you when the intersection has reopened.
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Both Grand Ave. and 13th St. are now reopened after this morning’s crash. The Mesa County Coroner’s Office will release the man’s identity as well as cause and manner of death once it has completed its portion of the investigation.
A crash has closed Grand Ave from 12th St to 14th St. Also, 13th St from Grand to White is closed. These closures will likely remain in place for several hours while we investigate. Please avoid this area until we are able to reopen the roads.
At this point in the investigation we believe a male driver was heading east on Grand Ave., came through the intersection at 12th St, hit a car that was stopped at that intersection, then continued east until he hit a street light and tree at the corner of Grand Ave. and 13th St. The male driver is deceased on scene.
The Mesa County Coroner’s Office will take possession of the man’s body to determine the cause and manner of his death.
This week Crime Stoppers needs your help in identifying and locating the suspects involved in vandalizing property at Colorado Mesa University.
Sometime between 7 pm on Sunday, October 13th and 7:30 am on Monday, October 14th, unknown suspects damaged the steel frames supporting the white WeatherPORT tent located on the East side of Cannell Avenue, north
of the CMU softball field. The total estimated property damage is over $7,000.
If you know the identity or whereabouts of the subjects involved in this crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 241-7867. Information reported to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest can earn you up to $1,000 cash reward and you will remain completely anonymous. For more information, see us at www.241stop.com.
GJPD Case # 13-50171