GJ man killed in wreck along I-70 near Rifle


A Grand Junction man was killed Monday in an accident along Interstate 70 between Rifle and Silt, according to the Colorado State Patrol.

Ryan G. Legg, 32, died when his pickup was struck by another vehicle and sent spinning off the highway.

Around 12:30 p.m., Legg was powering his 2001 Toyota Tacoma past a 1998 Jeep Cherokee.

Both were heading west when the Jeep swerved into the passing lane and struck the pickup driven by Legg, troopers said.

The Toyota swerved off the left side of the highway, back across it and off the right side of the road, where it went down an embankment and crashed.

Legg was pronounced dead by Dr. Kimberly Levin at Grand River Medical Center, troopers said.

Legg was not wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash.

The driver of the Jeep was Wayne J. Good, 38, of Centennial, troopers said. He and his passengers were wearing seat belts and they sustained minor to moderate injuries. They were taken to Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs.

Good was cited for careless driving causing death and careless driving causing bodily injury, troopers said.


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