Silt man killed in one-car accident |

Silt man killed in one-car accident

Glenwood Post Independent Staff Report
Vail, CO Colorado

SILT, Colorado ” A 36-year-old Silt man died Tuesday night when his vehicle rolled over south of Silt.

Garfield County Deputy Coroner Tom Parks pronounced David Stamps dead at the scene of the accident on Mineota Estates Drive, according to a statement from the Colorado State Patrol. It was not clear from the statement whether Stamps was wearing a seat belt.

Tara Parks, a passenger in Stamps’ 2004 Mitsubishi Endeavor, was wearing a seat belt and was not injured in the crash, the statement said.

Stamps was driving west on Mineota Estates Drive about 7:55 p.m. when the vehicle spun out of control, ran off the right side of the road, returned to the roadway and later rolled over two times, ejecting Stamps from the vehicle, the patrol said.

The car then went off the left side of the road and vehicle collided with a telephone junction box, coming to rest on its wheels off the left side of the roadway.

The crash is still under investigation, the state patrol said.

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