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Coroner releases name of Grand County man killed on US 40

Sky-Hi News staff report

The Grand County Coroner’s Officer has identified the man found dead May 17 on US Highway 40 near Granby as 31-year-old Fernando Figureroa of Grand County.

The coroner’s office determined that Figureroa died of multiple blunt force injuries. The cause of death was listed as accidental.

At around 11:30 p.m. May 17, Colorado State Patrol discovered the scene of a car wreck near Granby on US 40, where a man’s body was in the road.

An initial investigation by the Granby Police, Fraser Winter Park Police and Grand County Sheriff’s Office found Figureroa had been a passenger in a car heading west.

According to police, he exited the car while it was moving during a domestic violence incident and was struck by another car, also heading west. At the time, a Granby police spokesperson said officials would investigate whether charges would be brought.

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No charges have been filed at this time, but the 14th Judicial District Attorney’s Office said it will be reviewing the evidence. The DA’s office declined to comment on the investigation.


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