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Old 09-13-2017, 03:07 PM
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Default Gnarly crash outside Gunnison

An 80 rolled pretty far down a mountain outside Gunnison, CO. Posted on the 'Mud facebook page. 1 dead, 1 injured. My condolences to the friends and family of the person killed in this situation. I hope they can muster up a retrospective/AAR on what happened - would be a good teaching tool.

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Where were they from
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Old 09-13-2017, 03:42 PM
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Where were they from
From what I can piece together, they were part of a crew out of Washington state.
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Old 09-13-2017, 04:13 PM
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Gotcha. I read through what I found and couldn't figure it out. Really a sad deal. I wonder what went wrong.
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Old 09-13-2017, 07:43 PM
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I came across this on another site...

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offroadjonesWe're addressing this now before rumors start:
Two days ago, heartbreak struck when a vehicle traveling with us on the Lost River Expedition went over the edge in the mountains near Gunnison, Colorado. Without going into details, both Travis and Harley were ejected prior to the Land Cruiser coming to rest more than 600 feet below the road. We raced down a lower path and ran up the mountain to find our friends. Very tragically, Travis did not make it. Harley had head trauma, a shattered lower leg, and a compressed lung. @northidahomudncrawl administered first aid and gave him oxygen until we were able to get him off the mountainside. Harley is in rough shape, but we’re so happy to report that he’s stable and awake at the hospital in Grand Junction, and will hopefully be flying back home to Washington tomorrow.
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That's awful, so sorry for the loss. I am assuming they were wheeling somewhere and this wasn't an on-road incident?
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Old 09-14-2017, 09:43 AM
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That's awful, so sorry for the loss. I am assuming they were wheeling somewhere and this wasn't an on-road incident?
Someone on Mud suggested they were on Cumberland Pass, though I'm not sure of that poster's source and I haven't seen that confirmed any where.
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wow...that is horrific. Is there anything we can do to help?
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Old 09-14-2017, 05:46 PM
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Someone on Mud suggested they were on Cumberland Pass, though I'm not sure of that poster's source and I haven't seen that confirmed any where.
I saw something earlier today that it was Engineer Pass, at night.
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Old 09-14-2017, 09:17 PM
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Man, thats tragic. I'm not sure what to say other than my heart goes out to those folks.
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