Fatal Crash on Highway 40

A vehicle crash on Highway 40 claimed one life around 1:30am on Monday morning. The Colorado State Patrol reports that the accident took place on Highway 40 about 5 miles east of Craig when a pickup truck drove off the left side of the road then corrected right and traveled off the highway. A second vehicle had been traveling towards the accident but was able to stop in time, witnessing the crash. The driver of the pickup was not wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigation into the cause of the accident is still underway.


Kristin Baldwin

Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.