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Motorcycle crash injures 2, partially closes Hwy 134

Updated Saturday 10 a.m. with more information from Colorado State Patrol.

Emergency officials responded to a motorcycle crash outside Kremmling Friday afternoon, where two people were injured and one was airlifted to the hospital.

Around 4:45 p.m. Friday, Grand and Routt county first responders, as well as Colorado State Patrol, responded to a motorcycle crash on US Highway 134 near milepost 14.

According to CSP, a blue Harley Davidson carrying a driver and a passenger was traveling westbound on Highway 134 over Gore Pass with a group of motorcycles. While navigating a left hand curve, the Harley Davidson traveled off the road and overturned.

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Both the driver and the passenger suffered injuries from the crash and the passenger was initially unresponsive, according to CSP. CPR performed on-scene resuscitated the passenger, who was transported by ambulance to Steamboat Springs.

The driver was airlifted to the hospital with a serious head injury to Denver.

Highway 134 was closed both directions for around 30 minutes while the flight-for-life helicopter landed.

CSP is still investigating the incident and noted speed may be a contributing factor.


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