- Associated Press - Saturday, October 11, 2014

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A woman is dead after an SUV she was driving hit a tanker truck and caught fire on Rabbit Ears Pass.

The Colorado State Patrol says it was responding to reports of a drunk driver when the crash occurred on Friday.

Troopers identified the woman who died in the crash as Debra Emal, 61, of Fraser.

According to Steamboat Today (https://tinyurl.com/p6z7rsb ), a trooper tried to put out the fire with a fire extinguisher, but was unable to get close to the burning vehicle.

The driver of the tanker truck, Mark Bills, of Parker, was not injured.


Information from: Steamboat Pilot & Today, https://steamboatpilot.com/

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