KREMMLING, Colo. (CBS4) – A 16-year-old student athlete from Kremmling never made it home from football practice Tuesday night.
Law-enforcement found his vehicle on the side of Highway 40 at approximately 7:30 p.m., according to the Colorado State Patrol.
John David “J.D.” Guess reportedly lost control on the icy road and rolled several times. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
A CSP spokesperson said drugs and alcohol are not factors, and the driver was wearing a seat belt. Speed is being investigated as a possible factor in the crash.
According to law-enforcement the family is well known in Grand County, and as news spreads of his death today the local high school has grief counselors on hand.