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February 27, 2014
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Fresno man struck by vehicle in Keystone

No citations have been issued in a vehicle-pedestrian crash the night of Monday, Feb. 24, on U.S. Highway 6 near Keystone, the Colorado State Patrol reported.

Trooper Nate Reid, public information officer for the Colorado State Patrol in Denver, said the crash occurred shortly before 9 p.m. Monday at milepost 215 near Keystone Grocery.

A 21-year-old Fresno man was crossing the highway northbound when he was struck by a 31-year-old Dillon man driving westbound in a black Ford Explorer, according to police records.

The driver skidded for approximately 53 feet and attempted to miss the Fresno man by swerving to the right, according to evidence at the scene.

The Fresno man was rushed to St. Anthony Summit Medical Center with serious injuries, Reid said.

The report stated that he was then transported to an undisclosed hospital in Denver.

The Summit Daily News has not been able to get an update about the Fresno man’s condition.

The driver was uninjured.


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