- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 15, 2016

OURAY, Colo. (AP) - Officials say a southwestern Colorado officer has died after being struck by a truck in an off-duty crash.

The Montrose Daily Press reports (https://bit.ly/1YTXNmX ) that Ouray police Sgt. Scott Mills was killed in the crash on U.S. 550 Monday. He was 51.

The Colorado State Patrol says Mills had been on his motorcycle when he slowed to make a left turn and was hit from behind by a truck. Mills died at the scene.

Investigators were working Monday to determine whether a helmet found at the site was being used at the time of the crash.

Mills joined the Ouray Police Department in 2014. He previously worked with the Los Alamos County Police Department in New Mexico, where he was involved in a whistleblower lawsuit that was settled in February.


Information from: The Montrose Daily Press, https://www.montrosepress.com

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