1 hurt when boulder hits pickup in W. Colo. canyon
GRAND JUNCTION, Colorado – Authorities say a 5-foot-wide boulder tumbled down a western Colorado canyon wall and crashed into a pickup on Interstate 70, injuring one person.
The boulder broke loose from DeBeque Canyon just northeast of Grand Junction at about 6:15 p.m. Tuesday.
The State Patrol says 28-year-old Wayne Fenimore of Montrose, a passenger in the pickup, was injured. He was reported in serious condition Wednesday at a Grand Junction hospital.
The patrol says the driver, 31-year-old Kelli Bohl of Rifle, wasn’t injured.
The top of the pickup was smashed and its wheels had dug into the asphalt.
Information from: The Daily Sentinel, http://www.gjsentinel.com