After Eight Hours Man is Found Dead in Truck

A man is found dead inside his truck in Montrose on Friday. An apparent victim of a one–vehicle crash earlier in the morning. An accident investigation conducted by the Colorado State Patrol reveals 26 year old Darren Hastings of Olathe was driving near the Montrose Airport on a County road when he lost control while going around a curve. The vehicle skidded and ran off the road, landing in a ravine.

Officials say the accident happened around 3:30 a.m. but it would be another eight hours before Hastings and his truck would be discovered by an airport official making his rounds. Hastings was dead upon arrival.

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