Fatal Accident Shuts Down Grand Avenue
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.- An early morning accident claims the life of one man and shuts down a section of Grand Avenue Friday morning. Authorities received a call at 7:49 a.m. Friday morning starting that a man driving a KIA struck a stopped car at the intersection of 12th Street & Grand Avenue. When authorities responded to the scene, they discovered the driver of the KIA kept going following the collision, eventually striking a light pole and finally a tree near Grand Avenue & 13th Street. The driver of the KIA was pronounced dead on the scene. There were no other injuries reported with this crash. The Mesa County Coroner will take possession of the man's body to determine the cause and manner of his death.