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Neirinckx held in man's death
Neirinckx held in man's death

On Friday, June 1, at approximately 5 p.m., the Delta County dispatch received a 911 call from the address of 4764 1900 Road. This address is located east of Delta in Peach Valley.

Hyundai, trash truck collide

A collision between a 2001 Hyundai sedan and an International trash truck resulted in the death of Kristina Hutchins, 73, of Paonia, the driver of the Hyundai. The crash occurred Wednesday, May 23, at approximately 2:30 p.m. on Highway 92 near mile marker 9.

Paonia man killed in rollover

Hunter Norman, 20, of Paonia was killed in a rollover accident on Lands End Road near Whitewater. The crash occurred at approximately 5:15 p.m. Sunday, May 6.

Death investigated

The Delta County Ambulance District responded to a call from the Montrose Dispatch Center at 5:16 p.m. Saturday, April 21, regarding an injured turkey hunter on the Uncompahgre Plateau. Deputies and EMS responded and found Kyle Cody Duran, 23, of Montrose deceased on arrival.

Death of Olathe man investigated

On Friday, Feb. 10, Stephen Felix, a 52-year-old male from Olathe, was brought to Montrose Memorial Hospital by the Olathe Ambulance in an unconscious state. Radiologic examination revealed traumatic injuries and an acute subarachnoid hemorrhage over his brain.

Discovery of remains brings closure to Goldman's niece

Last week, the Montrose County Office of Medical Investigations confirmed skeletonized remains found Dec. 1 at 59741 Highway 50 in Olathe are definitely those of Gary Goldman, 77.

Olathe homicide reported

In the early morning hours of Nov. 6, a 28-year-old female was found dead in Olathe. The victim has been identified as Patience Stewart of Olathe.

Fisherman's body recovered

An autopsy has determined Melvin Arterburn, 75, of Delta, died of accidental drowning. His body was recovered from the Gunnison River Sunday after he failed to return from a fishing trip.

Tragedy strikes twice in two days

Two fatal accidents occurred in Delta County within a two-day span last week.

Casey Gillenwater, 25, of Delta was killed the afternoon of Wednesday, Sept. 13, in a single-vehicle rollover on Highway 133 outside of Hotchkiss.

Alcohol, speed suspected in fatal

Milton Klatt, 62, of Crawford was pronounced dead at the scene of a single-vehicle accident at mile marker 32 on Highway 92. The accident occurred shortly before 11 p.m. Sept. 3.

ATV mishap kills boy

Noah Gastelum, 13, of Palisade was killed in a rollover accident involving a John Deere Gator Saturday, Aug. 26. The accident occurred on private property on Stony Creek Road outside of Hotchkiss at about 6:30 p.m.

Firefighters' tribute

Fire trucks from Delta, Cedaredge, Paonia, Hotchkiss and Olathe lined up at the entrance to the Delta City Cemetery last Friday, in tribute to Ben Martinez, a resident of Delta. Martinez retired from the Delta Volunteer Fire Department in May 2016 after 20 years of service.

Paddleboarder drowns

On June 27 at approximetly 5:30 p.m., Delta County Dispatch received a report of a possible drowning in Eggleston Lake on the Grand Mesa. Delta sheriff's deputies, Delta Search and Rescue, Cedaredge Fire, Delta Ambulance and Care Flight responded.

Death Café serving up more than tea and cake

Death is a natural part of living. So why, as a recent survey by Caring.com demonstrates, do more than half of American adults die without a will? Why do we have "life" insurance and not "death" insurance? And why do so many go out of their way to avoid the subject?

18-year-old killed in rollover

Alexis Crosby, 18, of Montrose died as the result of a traffic accident the morning of Tuesday, June 13.

The Colorado State Patrol reports Samantha Crosby, 20, of Olathe was westbound on Highway 50 at milepost 78, between Delta and Olathe.

16-year-old dies in accident

According to the Colorado State Patrol, alcohol is suspected in an accident that killed a 16-year-old Delta boy and injured three others June 11. The accident occurred on Highway 65 just a short distance from the Highway 92 intersection at about 1:35 a.m.

Reim's body recovered from Escalante Creek

On the morning of June 8, a family member spotted the body of Bryan Reim a short way downstream from where he had jumped into the potholes on June 3.

Reim, 35, of Delta was enjoying the area with friends and relatives when he jumped into a pool and failed to resurface.

Cedaredge man dies in auto accident

Kent Brakken, 71, died as the result of a traffic accident on Interestate 80 west of Ogallala, Neb., June 8.

The North Platte Telegraph reports the crash occurred just after 8:30 p.m. when an eastbound Toyota Tacoma pickup crossed the median and collided head-on with a westbound Dodge pickup.

Traffic accident kills one

A fatal accident was reported near the intersection of Ward Creek Road and R Road at approximately 1:46 a.m. May 13. Kandy Jackson, a 47-year-old male of Cedaredge, died at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt.

Warrant issued for vehicular homicide

The Delta Police Department has issued a warrant for the arrest of James H. Catlin, 31, of North Quincy, Mass., charging him with vehicular homicide in the Feb. 6 accident that resulted in the death of Gladys "Josie" Varela.

Catlin also faces charges of vehicular assault, unlawful use of a controlled substance, driving under the influence (alcohol), driving under the influence per se (alcohol), driving under the influence (drugs), reckless driving and reckless endangerment.

Skeletal remains identified

On Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, hunters in the Sawmill Mesa area of the Uncompahgre Plateau west of Montrose reported the finding of skeletal material believed to be human remains. The Montrose County Sheriff's Office and the Montrose County Coroner's Office of Medical Investigations with the help of the Montrose County Sheriff's Posse recovered bones and fragments of clothing.

Fire consumes trailer; man dies

An elderly Cedaredge man was killed Thursday, Feb. 23, after a fire swept through his trailer house at 24693 Cedar Mesa Road, Cedaredge, at about 11 p.m. The Delta County Sheriff's Office has identified the deceased man as Robert Nicodemus, 89.

Former resident involved in murder- suicide

The Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office, Sidney Police Department and the Nebraska State Patrol are investigating two deaths in Sidney on Jan. 9.

The deceased have been identified as Rachelle Jensen, 36 and Jeffery Jensen, 39. Jeffery is a former resident of Delta.

Highway 50 accident claims one life

On Monday, Feb. 6, at approximately 7:27 p.m., officers of the Delta Police Department were dispatched to a two-vehicle accident in the 1300 block of Highway 50 in North Delta. The accident scene was located in the eastbound lane with one vehicle still in the lanes of traffic and the other vehicle on the south side of the roadway.

Human remains found

On Saturday, Oct. 29, hunters in the Sawmill Mesa area of the Uncompahgre Plateau west of Montrose reported finding what they believed to be human remains. Montrose County Sheriff's personnel were led to the location and confirmed the remains were human.

Delta man dies in accident

Mike Salazar, 65, of Delta died in an auto accident on Graff Road at about 7 p.m. Oct. 8.

The Colorado State Patrol reports Salazar's 1991 Pontiac Grand Prix was traveling eastbound at a high rate of speed on Graff Road when the driver lost control and the vehicle began to rotate clockwise.

Paying respect to two remarkable citizens

The North Fork area lost two remarkable citizens last week, Dale "Gabby" George and Ted "Doc" Panish -- both of whom were dedicated family men, community members, and devout Hotchkiss Bulldogs fans.

27-year-old man dies of exposure

On Nov. 22 at approximately 5 p.m. the Delta County Sheriff's Office received a call concerning a missing person. Bruce Barker, age 27, was reportedly last seen the night before at a large party at 7816 2100 Road in Delta.

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