• Colorado couple critically injured after Jeep rolls 450 feet down side of mountain

    By: Jared Leone, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    SAN MIGUEL COUNTY, Colo. -

    A couple is critically injured after their Jeep rolled 450 feet down the side of a mountain near Telluride on Saturday, officials said.

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    More than 35 people, from emergency responders to bystanders, worked for five hours to rescue the couple, both 72 years old, the San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office said.

    “It’s believed the incident occurred some time before the wife was able to call to 911,” the Sheriff’s Office said

    The couple, who were not identified, were taken to a hospital, the Sheriff’s Office said.  

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