Junction Man Dies in Rollover Accident Near Parachute

By: KKCO - Email
By: KKCO - Email

A Grand Junction man died over the weekend in a trucking accident just five miles north of Parachute.

Officials say 51-year-old Michael Foraker was driving a straight truck semi on wheeler gulch road when he lost control and went off the road.

The truck rolled one and a half times down a steep embankment.

The Garfield County Coroner pronounced Foraker dead on scene.

Officials do not believe drugs or alcohol played a part in the crash.

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