RYE, Colo. (CBS4) – Two lawmen from Pueblo County were killed in a plane crash on Friday.
They were trying to spot a marijuana grow operation from the sky when their plane went down.
The plane crashed in the San Isabel National Forest near Rye.
John Barger, a retired policeman, was piloting the plane. Capt. Leide DeFusco with the Pueblo County Sheriff’s office was a passenger.