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Witness Recounts Efforts to Help Save Driver Who Careened 350 Feet off a Colorado Mountain Road

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When a pickup truck driving through the Colorado Rocky Mountains along Interstate 70 lost control and careened 350 feet off a mountainside last week, the driver was lucky someone witnessed the accident. Mountain Recovery heavy wrecker operator Kory McMahon said that if he hadn’t witnessed the crash Friday, Jan. 5, he’s not sure anyone would have known that the Ford F-150 had plummeted over the guardrail near the Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnels. “Nobody else had seen it. Nobody else called it in,” McMahon said. “If I hadn’t seen it, a few minutes could have passed, the snow would have covered his tracks and nobody would have known he was there.” See more ...