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Routt County man accused of giving alcohol to teen left in coma

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – A 26-year-old Routt County man is accused of throwing a drinking party for underage friends, one of whom is now in a coma after drinking and then falling off a deck.The Routt County Sheriff’s Office has issued an arrest warrant for Ryan Atkinson. Authorities say a 17-year-old girl is in a coma after attending a party at Atkinson’s house Jan. 10.Investigators say Atkinson gave alcohol to seven underage people, including the girl who fell about 18 feet off a deck. The injured girl remains in a coma and has not been named because of her age.Sheriff’s Office investigator Ken Klinger says most of the minors at the party were girls.—Information from: Steamboat Pilot & Today, http://steamboatpilot.com/

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