Woman trapped in crashed car overnight

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A woman drove her Toyota Corolla into a drainage ditch just north of Palisade High School off of G Road and was stuck there at least overnight, according to fire officials who responded to the accident scene this morning.
A railroad worker noticed the car, called authorities, and the woman was taken to a hospital around noon in serious condition.

Fired worker’s award expands

A former Montrose County employee, who won a settlement following her getting fired after asking to change her schedule while pregnant, has been awarded an additional $465,011 by a judge.


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