GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4/AP) – A 65-year-old Aurora man who was reported missing has died after his compact sport utility vehicle crashed into Clear Creek near Golden.
The Colorado State Patrol says Danny Sheya died after being pulled from his vehicle on Saturday.READ MORE: USGS Reports 2.8 Magnitude Earthquake Near Aspen Saturday Night
“We found law enforcement doing CPR on one victim on the far shore who had been in the car,” Golden Fire Chief John Bales said.READ MORE: 'It's A Team Job': Volunteers Prepare Colorado Lands For Possible Challenging Wild Fire Year
Authorities say Sheya lost control and rolled down an embankment and got the wheels of his SUV stuck in the creek. There is a sharp curve and no guard rails in that section of U.S. 6 in Clear Creek Canyon.
The State Patrol says it is still trying to determine when the crash occurred after Sheya was reported missing to the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office on Friday.MORE NEWS: Raise The Future Needs The Colorado Community To Come Together Around Youth Living In Foster Care
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