COMING UP: Don't miss Xfinity Monday Live, with special guest Broncos kicker Brandon McManus. Watch it on CBS4 at 6:30 p.m. or head to ViewHouse Centennial to see it live!

Man Dies After Fall While Mountain Biking In Colorado

DE BEQUE, Colo. (AP) — A 62-year-old man died from a fall while he was mountain biking in western Colorado.

The Mesa County Coroner’s office says Rifle resident Steven D. Chesley died from a blunt-force neck injury after the accident Friday afternoon near De Beque The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reported Saturday that Chesley was riding with a friend at the time.

Authorities say Chesley was an accomplished mountain biker and was wearing a helmet when he was riding but hit his head with significant force.

The coroner’s office says the death was ruled an accident.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


More From CBS Denver

Send A News Tip

Listen Live

AM/FM Stations

Featured Shows & Multimedia