Motorcyclist killed on Engineer Pass

  • A Ouray County Sheriff’s Office employee stands by while Ouray Mountain Rescue uses a rigging truck to hoist the victim of a motorcycle wreck up the side of a cliff on Engineer Pass on Sept. 20. A 55-year-old Castle Pines man died when he plunged off the side of the mountain. Photo courtesy Matt Hepp
    A Ouray County Sheriff’s Office employee stands by while Ouray Mountain Rescue uses a rigging truck to hoist the victim of a motorcycle wreck up the side of a cliff on Engineer Pass on Sept. 20. A 55-year-old Castle Pines man died when he plunged off the side of the mountain. Photo courtesy Matt Hepp
A 55-year-old motorcyclist from the Front Range was killed last week when he plunged off a cliff while he and a friend were riding up Engineer Pass, authorities said. Ouray County Coroner Colleen Hollenbeck identified the victim as Forrest Smith of Castle Pines. Smith and his friend were about a mile up Engineer Pass Road from the U.S. Highway 550 turnoff when the accident happened the afternoon…

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