One killed in semi rollover

The cause of a semi accident that killed a Salida man on Yellowjacket Pass Saturday evening remains unknown, though it is believed a medical condition may have contributed.

According to the Colorado State Patrol incident blotter for the crash, the semi tractor-trailer involved was a 2015 Kenworth Conventional driven by Myles Doug Short, 58, of Salida.

Short was westbound on U.S. 160 near mile point 117.1 at approximately 5:40 p.m. on Sept. 5 when the vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway.

The semi rolled one-half time before coming to rest on its top, the blotter states.

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