Mountain biker dies in fall

A man riding a mountain bike near De Beque died Friday from injuries suffered in a fall, according to the Mesa County Coroner’s office.

Steven D. Chesley, 62, of Rifle, was pronounced dead at the scene after suffering a blunt-force neck injury during a fall, which happened in mountains southwest of De Beque, the coroner’s office said.

Chesley, an accomplished mountain biker, hit the top of his head on the ground with significant force, a news release said. He was wearing a helmet.

The coroner’s office said the death was ruled an accident. Chesley was riding with a friend at the time of the crash.

Mesa County Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Lisa McCammon said deputies were notified of the accident about 5:30 p.m.


COMMENTS

Commenting is not available in this channel entry.


TOP JOBS
  • Social Caseworker

    Rio Blanco County government is looking for a to provide intake and ...

  • Teller

    Home Loan State Bank is looking for a full time, highly motivated, positi...

  • Nurse Ii

    Full Time PositionGrand JunctionRegional CenterAn ...

  • Hiring Events

    Mesa County Workforce CenterWorkforce Development Is Economic Development...

  • Budget & Finance Director

    BUDGET & FINANCEDIRECTORRio Blanco County government is looki...

  • Teller

    Grand Valley Bank25 Road BranchClosing Position30-40 hours/w...

Search More Jobs





THE DAILY SENTINEL
734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050; M-F 8:00 - 5:00
Editions
Subscribe to print edition
E-edition
Advertisers
Advertiser Tearsheet
Information

© 2016 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy