The man who was killed over the weekend when his truck rolled into a canal had almost four times the legal limit of alcohol in his body.
According to the Mesa County Coroner, 45–year–old Richard Schlagel had a blood–alcohol content of 0.309.
A blood–alcohol level of 0.08 is the legal limit for drivers.
Schlagel lost control of his truck after turning on a sharp left curve while driving on Colorado Highway 330 near Collbran Sunday afternoon.
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