Jerry Lischke, 60, of Cedaredge was killed in a head-on accident Tuesday morning on Highway 65.
The Colorado State Patrol reports Lischke was alone in a 2000 Hyundai Accent, driving southbound near mile marker 5.
His car crossed the center line as it rounded a long sweeping righthand curve, colliding with a northbound 2012 Ford F350 driven by Samuel McKinley, 35, of Fruita.
Lischke was pronounced dead at the scene. McKinley was transported to Delta County Memorial Hospital with moderate injuries.
The crash occurred at 9:27 a.m. Traffic was rerouted for clean-up.blog comments powered by Disqus