A celebration of life was held Saturday, Dec. 21, for Jacob Saunders, 27, who was killed in a two-car collision shortly after 8 a.m. Dec. 17. The accident was investigated by Colorado State Patrol Trooper Darel Reed.
He reports Brayden Wilson, 18, of Hotchkiss was westbound on Stewart Mesa Road in a Ford F150 pickup. He failed to stop at the stop sign at the Crawford Road intersection and crashed into the driver's side of Saunders's vehicle, a Dodge Stratus. Wilson sustained minor to moderate injuries and was transported to Delta County Memorial Hospital. Saunders died at the scene. Neither drugs nor alcohol were a factor.blog comments powered by Disqus