Meeker teenager injured in Saturday crash

MEEKER — A local teenager suffered a broken leg in a two-vehicle crash last Saturday, but it could have been much worse, his father said.

Utah man killed in Dec. 17 accident

RBC — A passenger was killed in a one-vehicle accident Dec. 17 on Highway 64, between Rangely and Dinosaur.

Woman critical after rollover by semi

RBC — A 43-year-old Iowa City, Iowa, woman is in critical condition after she was run over Monday by a semi-trailer at a gas pipeline construction site.

Florida man killed in Sat. single-vehicle accident

RANGELY — A 50-year-old Jacksonville, Fla., man, Timothy Dorsey, was killed Saturday night in a single-vehicle rollover crash on Highway 64 in rural Rio Blanco County. A 47-year-old woman from Rangely, who was not identified, was driving the vehicle, a 2006 Ford F150 pickup.

No injuries sustained in rollover accident

RBC — A Texas man walked away uninjured from a one-vehicle accicent Oct. 30. Kirk Lawhorn, 44, of Gilmer, Texas, was driving eastbound in a 2008 Chevrolet pickup when the truck left the north side of the road.

Moderate damage in hit-and-run accident

RBC — A driver in a GMC pickup pulling a trailer sideswiped a truck in the opposite lane Oct. 28 and kept driving, but no injuries were reported.

Meeker man charged in wildfire

Undersheriff: Fire damaged 500 acres but was not set intentionally MEEKER — Travis Adams of Meeker has been charged with starting a trash fire last Friday that damaged 500 acres just northeast of town and took firefighters more than four hours to contain.

Authorities can’t pinpoint cause of tractor rollover

MEEKER — Inexplicably, Gene Scritchfield’s tractor veered off the road Oct. 29, rolled and pinned him underneath.

Worker injured in Saturday night explosion at EnCana gas plant

RBC — An employee was injured in an explosion last Saturday night at the EnCana Oil and Gas Dragon Trail natural gas processing plant on County Road 116, about 25 miles south of Rangely.

Future of Cowboy Corral remains in limbo

RANGELY — It pains Vicky Reeves every time she drives by the remains of the Cowboy Corral Restaurant.

Chemical spill caused by truck on 64

RBC — One ranch was evacuated and traffic was detoured Wednesday morning because of a chemical spill after a Halliburton flat-bed semi rolled over on Highway 64, about 14 miles east of Rangely. The truck was carrying two large chemical tanks.

Contract pipeline worker injured

MEEKER — A worker for a pipeline services company was injured in a skid steer accident Sept. 15.