Delta man dies in accident

By Pat Sunderland


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. The vehicle then ran off the right side of the road and rolled one time before coming to rest on its wheels facing south in a drainage ditch.

Salazar was unrestrained. He died at the scene. Alcohol and/or drugs will be tested by the coroner.