DELTA, Colo. (KJCT)- Saturday night around 9:15 p.m. the Delta County Communications Center was notified of a serious accident at the intersection of 2100 Road and E Road in the Peach Valley area of Delta. Upon arrival, deputies discovered two current Delta High School Students and two recent high school graduates in the accident.
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One of the high school students, who was a senior at Delta High, was pronounced dead on-scene. Two other occupants were taken to St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction, where they are reported to be in critical condition. The other occupant was transported to Delta County Memorial Hospital and is in stable condition.
Names, ages, and additional information are being withheld pending notification of families and because of the juvenile status of the involved victims.
"Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the families and victims in this serious accident and to all the first responders who responded to this scene. This accident will have a profound and lasting impact on our community, students and first responders. Additional information related to the accident will be shared by Colorado State Patrol and the Delta County Coroner’s Office once they have completed their investigations," says the Delta County Sheriff's Office in a statement.
We will provide additional information as we receive it.