Colorado Department of Transportation Funds “Let’s Ride Safe” Campaign

In response to 24 motorcycle deaths since 2009, the El Paso County Public Health Department is launching the Let’s Ride Safe campaign. The program, funded by the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), aims to educate riders about professional training in operating a motorcycle and the benefits of safety equipment. Approximately 40 percent of motorcyclists killed … Continue reading

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Decorated Iraq Veteran Dies in Motorcycle Crash

Decorated Iraq veteran, Sergeant Bryan Dewayne Beard, 34, died from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Killeen on June 12, 2011. Sergeant Beard, originally of Constantinople, Kansas entered active service in May 1997 and served three tours in support of Operation Iraqui Freedom from January to July 2003, October 2006 to January 2008 and … Continue reading

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Man Critically Hurt in Train Collision

An unidentified man, 45, is recovering from critical injuries after a train hit his car in Bucyrus on the morning of Sunday, June 12, 2011. The accident occurred at about 3:30 a.m. at the intersection of Fourth and 223rd. The car, a 1994 Plymouth sedan, was sitting on the tracks facing south. A northbound Union … Continue reading

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