Fatal vehicle crash overnight in Fruita

Two men were ejected from a 1997 white Ford Mustang that left the roadway last night after midnight at 17 1/4 Road and K 3/4 Road in the Fruita area. One of the men died, the other sustained critical injuries, the Colorado State Patrol said.

The cause of the crash is still being investigated.

The man injured in the crash was taken to St. Mary’s, police said. The car allegedly drove through the intersection, collided with a number of fixed objects, and then caught fire.

Read the full story in the Sunday edition of The Daily Sentinel.



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