Winter storm watch: The National Weather Service has posted a Winter Storm Watch for parts of the state Wednesday morning through Thursday morning.  Stay with WTIC NewsTalk 1080 for the latest forecast, and for traffic problems resulting from the weather. Read More

Local News

New Canaan Man Killed By Colorado Rockslide

View Comments

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) _ Rescuers have recovered the body of a Connecticut man killed by a rockslide on Hagerman Peak near Snowmass Mountain.

The Aspen Times  said the body of 24-year-old Rob Jansen of New Canaan, Conn., was recovered on Monday by a National Guard helicopter from the High-Altitude Army National Guard Aviation Training Site in Eagle.

Rescue crews were called to the scene Saturday afternoon after reports of two injured hikers, one with chest wounds and the other with a broken ankle. When they arrived, the hiker with the chest injuries was dead.

The 13,800-foot Hagerman Peak rises above Snowmass Lake and is about 11 miles from Aspen.

___
Information from: The Aspen Times, http://www.aspentimes.com/

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 880 other followers