Thursday, February 12, 2009

Sad To Hear
A hiker dies in Colorado.
CONEJOS COUNTY—The Conejos County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue group were activated Monday afternoon after receiving information that a person may have died on a trail located off of Cumbres / La Manga Pass.

Conejos County Under Sheriff Justin Harlan comfirmed the death and identified the victim as Dennis Quick, 56, of Salida. Witnesses state that Quick was hiking with two companions to a group of yurts set up on the mountain. The witnesses told Conejos County Coroner Leslie Salazar that Quick died of natural causes.Authorities were on the scene until 8 p.m.

My condolences to his friends and family.

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