Melody Mitchell is thanking Coloradans and the community of Eastern Colorado for prayers and support offered in the aftermath of a tragic crash that killed her husband and five children.
A Kit Carson group home where a Cheyenne sheriff’s deputy and their five foster or adopted children killed in a highway collision last lived will remain licensed by the state and open to foster children.
Services for the five children and the Cheyenne County sheriff’s deputy killed in an accident in a construction zone on U.S. 287 south of Eads will be Friday.
A family on the Eastern Plains has said thanks to the community for their support after suffering an incredible loss.
Cellphone use was ruled out Friday as the reason a van driven by a Colorado sheriffs deputy slammed into a cattle trailer along a rural highway under repair, killing him and five foster and adopted children.
The 12 children who lived in the Mitchell House Children’s home would go in and out of the Trading Post store next door so often that manager Annette Weber would think nothing of it.
Six people died Thursday morning in a van crash on Colorado’s Eastern Plains.