Colorado: three dead when off-road Jeep goes off cliff

Three people were killed when a Jeep drove off a cliff in Colorado

Three people were killed when a Jeep drove off a cliff in Colorado (Image: Facebook/Getty)

Three people were killed when a jeep on an off-road tour rolled off a cliff on a remote trail.

The fatal crash happened at Imogene Pass in Ouray County, Colorado on Monday. The victims included two tourists from Arizona and a local tour guide who was driving the vehicle.

The victims were identified as Diana Robles, 28, Ofelia Figueroa-Perez, 60, and Don Fehd, 72.

The 2022 Jeep Gladiator was driving on Ouray County Road 361 toward the town of Ouray when it lost control and was swept over a cliff wall, Colorado State Police said.

11218751 Camp Bird road near Ouray Nurse, 28, and her aunt, 60, are killed with their driver after their Jeep plunged hundreds of feet over the edge of a cliff seconds after she posted a final photo of the

The Jeep plunged more than 100 feet down a cliff on County Road 361 (Image: Google)

After falling 110 feet and hitting the ground, the Jeep rolled down an embankment another 142 feet near Canyon Creek.

First responders found the vehicle lying on its roof. The two passengers, Robles and Figueroa-Perez, were both killed.

Fehd was thrown from the jeep after falling off the cliff.

The tour was scheduled to start at 8.00am on Monday. Investigators believe the crash happened between 11am and 12am as the group was returning.

11218751 Photo: Don Fehd

Don Fehd worked as a tour guide at Colorado West Jeeps (Image: Facebook)

The incident remains under investigation. “At this point there is nothing that has given us cause to pull off the road,” Colorado State Police told Metro.co.uk.

The Jeep was owned and operated by Colorado West Jeeps, a tour company in Ouray, Colorado State Police said.

Fecht worked as a tour guide at Colorado West Jeeps, the Ouray County Plaindealer reported.

Three people were killed during an off-road tour in Colorado's San Juan Mountains when their Jeep plunged into a cliff Monday, a report said.  Tourists from Arizona Diana Robles, 28;  Ofelia Figueroa-Perez, 60;  and for-hire driver Don Fehd, 72, were all killed when their 2022 Jeep Gladiator veered off the edge of Ouray County Road 361 and landed hundreds of feet below, according to The Montrose Daily Press.

Diana Robles, a nurse from Yuma, was one of the victims found in the crashed Jeep (Image: Facebook)

Robles and Figueroa-Perez were both from Yuma, Arizona. Robles was Figueroa-Perez’s niece, and they both worked as nurses at Yuma Regional Medical Center.

Another family member, Diana Robles, shared a memorial for the two health care workers on Facebook.

Three people were killed during an off-road tour in Colorado's San Juan Mountains when their Jeep plunged into a cliff Monday, a report said.  Tourists from Arizona Diana Robles, 28;  Ofelia Figueroa-Perez, 60;  and for-hire driver Don Fehd, 72, were all killed when their 2022 Jeep Gladiator veered off the edge of Ouray County Road 361 and landed hundreds of feet below, according to The Montrose Daily Press.

Ofelia Figueroa-Perez, also of Yuma, was the other victim found in the Jeep (Image: Facebook)

“We as a family want to thank everyone who showed any act of love, phone call, message, messenger, brought food, water, Thank you!” she wrote “We know they are in God’s merciful hands, because as nurses they had hands that healed every life they touched.”

This is the second fatal accident on Imogene Pass in a week. On Sept. 5, a man was killed and a woman was injured when an ATV veered off the trail, the Montrose Daily Press reported.

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