Kathleen Bartlett, 31, was hiking on Friday with her newlywed husband Ryan Pocius when a lightning bolt struck them both. The couple had been married for only a week.
Family and friends of a Denver woman who was killed by a lightning strike while hiking a Colorado 14er have started a fund in her memory.
A lifeguard who was struck by lightning while on duty talked to CBS4 about the incident. Six teenagers in all were hit, but none of them were seriously hurt.
The Denver woman killed by lightning in Chaffee County has been identified by authorities along with her hiking partner, who was also struck.
One person was killed and three others were hurt in a lightning strike in Chaffee County on Friday afternoon.
Cottonwood Lake campground was evacuated on Thursday after six mudslides cut off the road leading to the grounds.
All the rain is affecting a popular whitewater festival in Chaffee County. At least one event at the FIBArk Festival has been canceled while others could be moved to new locations.
Recreation bans and flood warnings have been issued for several Colorado rivers and streams because high water made it too dangerous for swimmers, people on inner tubes and rescuers.
After a massive search that combined crews from six agencies scouring the Arkansas River, the body of a juvenile boy was recovered from the rapids near where an 11-year-old from Golden went missing Wednesday.
Search crews from six different agencies were back out on the Arkansas River on Friday searching for an 11-year-old boy who fell out of a raft.