Double fatality motor vehicle crash in Montrose, CO

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MONTROSE– On Sunday morning around 10:47, a double fatality motor-vehicle off-road incident occurred on Transfer Road at mile marker 8.5.

Both passengers were ejected. The driver Harold W. Emick III, a 66-year-old male from Olathe, Colo., and his passenger Sharon A. Lunsford, a 65-year-old female from Pearland, Texas, were pronounced dead at the scene and subsequently transferred to the Forensic Science Laboratory at Montrose Memorial Hospital.

The case is under investigation by the Montrose Coroner’s Office of Medical Investigations and the Colorado State Patrol assisted by the Montrose County Sheriff’s Office. Autopsies are scheduled and the cause and manner of death are pending the results of the autopsies.

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