Arizona driver dies after crashing in Dolores River

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Arizona driver dies after crashing in Dolores River

Colorado 145 was slick and slushy, sheriff says
Isaiah Deswood, 26, of Red Mesa, Arizona, died Friday after sliding off Colorado Highway 145 in the Dolores River just east of Stoner. Rescuers used ropes to rappel off a roughly 40-foot embankment to reach the car.
A sheriff’s deputy rolls up a rope used to rappel down the slope to a car that crashed into the Dolores River after firefighters had removed the driver.
First responders use a cable on a firetruck crane to rappel down the slope into the Dolores River.
An empty car rests upside-down in the Dolores River between mile markers 28 and 29 on Colorado 145.
Firefighters return from the upside-down car in the Dolores River.

Arizona driver dies after crashing in Dolores River

Isaiah Deswood, 26, of Red Mesa, Arizona, died Friday after sliding off Colorado Highway 145 in the Dolores River just east of Stoner. Rescuers used ropes to rappel off a roughly 40-foot embankment to reach the car.
A sheriff’s deputy rolls up a rope used to rappel down the slope to a car that crashed into the Dolores River after firefighters had removed the driver.
First responders use a cable on a firetruck crane to rappel down the slope into the Dolores River.
An empty car rests upside-down in the Dolores River between mile markers 28 and 29 on Colorado 145.
Firefighters return from the upside-down car in the Dolores River.
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