Fatal Accident I-70 MM 173
On Friday, July 30, 2021, at approximately 1700 hours, a 2003 Green Chevrolet pickup truck overturned on the shoulder of Interstate-70 near milepost 173. The vehicle was traveling westbound and for an unknown reason went into the median. The vehicle then went back onto the roadway and went across all westbound travel lanes. The vehicle went onto the shoulder and left the roadway. The vehicle rolled and the unrestrained driver was ejected, sustaining fatal injuries.
The driver of the pickup truck was identified as James Williams, 54, out of Grand Junction, CO.
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