Ouray police officer dies in motorcycle accident

The City of Ouray Police Department confirmed this afternoon that one of its officers was killed today in an accident on U.S. Highway 550 between the Town of Ridgway and the City of Ouray, according to Marti Whitmore, acting public information officer, City of Ouray.  The officer has been identified as Scott Mills, age 51.  He was off-duty at the time of the accident and was driving his motorcycle when a truck collided with him.  The Colorado State Patrol is investigating the cause and details of the accident.  
Mills joined the force on Jan. 24, 2014.