Gypsum woman in serious condition following crash
GYPSUM – Mia Beyer of Gypsum is in serious condition following a one-vehicle crash early Friday morning. Alcohol is suspected to have been a factor in the accident, according to a Colorado State Patrol press release.Beyer, 19, was riding in the bed of a pickup driven by 17-year-old Gypsum boy, according to the State Patrol. The 2000 Ford pickup was traveling eastbound on Cottonwood Pass Road west of Gypsum at 2:30 a.m. Friday when Tillotson apparently lost control. The vehicle skidded off the road and rolled as it entered a ditch, according to the release.Beyer and 17-year-old Dan Reeder of Greeley were ejected from the bed of the pickup, according to the State Patrol. Tillotson and Reeder were treated and released at Vail Valley Medical Center; Beyer was transported to Denver Health Medical Center, where she remained in critical condition Friday afternoon.The State Patrol said two other passengers – an adult male and a 16-year-old female – were also in the pickup at the time of the crash. Both fled the scene on foot and have not been located.According to Colorado State Patrol Sgt. Shawn Olmstead, no one has been charged in the incident, which is still under investigation.Alex Miller can be reached at 949-0555, ext. 615, or email@example.com.Vail, Colorado
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