UPDATE: Fatal crash at Grand Avenue

By: Nick Rothschild Email
By: Nick Rothschild Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) The Mesa County Coroner's Office confirmed that 71-year-old Glenn Shepherd was killed in the incident that occurred yesterday.

Mr. Shepherd had a natural disease process that rendered him unable to control the vehicle he was driving.

A male driver involved in a collision at 12th Street and Grand Avenue was confirmed dead at the scene.

The Grand Junction Police Department has confirmed that one male driver involved in the crash Friday morning was pronounced dead at the scene.

2 vehicles collided at the intersection of 12th and Grand, and one vehicle continued on Grand hitting a power pole and tree before coming to rest.

Grand Avenue was closed between 12th Street and 14th Street until 1:00 p.m. due to the accident. 13th Street was also closed between White Avenue and Ouray Avenue.

KKCO 11 News will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.

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