Woman dies in fiery crash with tanker truck on Rabbit Ears Pass
October 11, 2014
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — A woman is dead after an SUV she was driving hit a tanker truck and caught fire on Rabbit Ears Pass.
The Colorado State Patrol says it was responding to reports of a drunk driver when the crash occurred on Friday.
Troopers identified the woman who died in the crash as Debra Emal, 61, of Fraser.
According to Steamboat Today (http://tinyurl.com/p6z7rsb ), a trooper tried to put out the fire with a fire extinguisher, but was unable to get close to the burning vehicle.
The driver of the tanker truck, Mark Bills, of Parker, was not injured.