Dead body found at Vail Pass rest area |

Dead body found at Vail Pass rest area

By Deepan Dutta Summit Daily

The Summit County Sheriff’s Office have announced the discovery of a deceased person at the Vail Pass Rest Area, located at Interstate 70 milepost 190.

Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the area at 10:52 a.m. on Thursday after report of a dead body at the scene, which was confirmed. Deputies, detectives, the county coroner and Colorado State Patrol are all at the scene.

Any further information will be released by the Summit County coroner. The sheriff’s office said there is no risk to the public and that detectives are currently investigating and processing the scene.

The coroner’s office will release more information about the deceased person’s identity and cause of death when it is available.

This story will be updated when more information is available.

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