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A Blue River brush with death brings plea for driver caution

This morning (Oct. 13) I had a brush with death that will stay on my mind for a long time.

I was making my daily commute into Breckenridge from Blue River. As I rounded the curve just south of Dead Man’s Curve there was a truck in my lane trying to pass a logging truck, and it was headed straight for me.

With seconds to react, I laid on my horn and drove off the road and into a ditch to avoid the head-on crash. The truck never stopped.

Please slow down as you drive through Blue River. There are children on the side of the highway waiting for the school bus. There are always dogs nearby. This morning could have been a lot worse. Please don’t be the one to make it that way.

Kelly Smith

Blue River

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