At 7:45 this morning on southbound highway 550 in Montrose, an accident occurred involving a Montrose County dump truck and a pick-up truck. The driver of the pick-up truck died at the scene of the crash. No fault has been assigned at this time. The Colorado State Patrol is handling the investigation.
The Montrose County employee was admitted to the Emergency Room and discharged with minor injuries. Montrose County Coroner Dr. Thomas Canfield has taken legal custody of the body and will perform an autopsy.