News Release from Ouray County Office of Emergency Management.
Ridgway, Colorado – Ouray County, Colorado
Contact: Marti Whitmore – Acting Public Information Officer for the City of Ouray
Phone: 970-626-3302; 303-886-0597
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 14, 2016 - Ouray, Colo. - The City of Ouray Police Department confirmed this afternoon that one of its officers was killed today in in accident on U.S. Highway 550 between the Town of Ridgway and the City of Ouray. The officer has been identified as Scott Mills, age 51. He was off-duty at the time of the accident and was driving his motorcycle when a truck collided with him. The Colorado State Patrol is investigating the cause and details of the accident.