18-year-old killed in rollover

By Press Release


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. She lost control of her 2003 GMC Envoy, then overcorrected, causing the vehicle to skid off the left side of the road. The GMC rolled over in the center median and came to rest on its wheels in the eastbound lanes.

Alexis Crosby was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected during the rollover. She was transported to St. Mary's, where she died. Samantha Crosby was transported to Delta County Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.

Alcohol/drugs are not suspected. The accident remains under investigation.