Rollover Victims Identities Released

By: Allison Banzhof
By: Allison Banzhof

The identities have been released on the two men who were involved in Wednesday morning's rollover accident.

The Mesa County Coroner's Office completed the autopsy and identified Anthony Cruz as the driver of the vehicle. His passenger, Jacob Kouris survived the accident and is currently at St. Mary's Hospital getting medical treatment.

The rollover accident happened shortly after a Mesa County Sheriff Deputy attempted to stop the vehicle for driving too fast. The vehicle, a red mustang, briefly stopped; but took off from the scene. According to the Coroner’s Office, the driver did have alcohol and drugs in his system.

The critical investigation team continues to investigate the accident.

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