Former Mayor of Gunnison Killed in Double Motorcycle Accident

Oct 24th @ 5:10 pm in News by Scott Staley

A former mayor for Gunnison and local business owner was killed Sunday in a motorcycle accident along Hwy 135.  Rick Miller was heading north on his chopper heading towards Crested Butte when his motorcycle collided with a Harley Davidson bike that was driven by his son.  According to the accident report from the State Patrol, the accident happened when Rick Miller made an abrupt u turn and wound up hitting his son’s Harley.  The two passengers on both motorcycles were transported to the Gunnison Valley Hospital with serious injuries and Rick Miller was pronounced dead at the hospital.  He was not wearing a helmet.