One person is dead tonight after being struck by a truck in 500 block of Sunrise Drive just after nine o’clock Thursday night.
The Mesa County Sheriff's Office confirms the man in his 50's was pronounced dead on scene. Officials say the man was standing outside an SUV that was parked on the side of the road talking to the people inside, when the pick-up struck him. A woman in her 80's who has been identified as the victim’s mother is being taken to the hospital for chest pains. Officials say she witnessed the accident from her front porch.