ATV mishap kills boy

By Press Release


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.

The Delta County Sheriff's Office reports that three juveniles were in the Gator when it tipped off. A second teen was airlifted to St. Mary's where he was treated and released. A third juvenile, believed to be from Clifton, was not seriously injured.