Grand Junction Man Dies In Rollover Accident on I-70

A Grand Junction man is dead after a crash on Interstate 70 near Gypsum. Larry Simpson, 43, was killed when he lost control of his truck as he was towing a trailer. The truck and trailer jackknifed and rolled, coming to a stop 150 feet from where it left the road.

Colleen Simpson was also riding in the truck when it crashed. She suffered minor injuries. The simpson's were on their way back home from a softball tournament in Eagle, both occupants were wearing seat belts.

A memorial fund has been set up to help the family. Donations can be made at the U.S. Bank in Grand Junction under the Larry D. Simpson Memorial Fund.

The crash remains under investigation buy the Colorado State Patrol.

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