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Charges pending against tractor driver for Prowers Co. fatal crash

Posted at 2:00 PM, Sep 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-27 16:01:45-04

PROWERS COUNTY – A 62-year-old man from Wiley, Colorado was killed when his pickup went off the road into a ditch Wednesday afternoon.

Colorado State Patrol reports 91-year-old Thomas Gilbert of Lamar was driving a John Deere tractor eastbound on Prowers County Road SS when he took a left turn in front of the Chevrolet S-10 driven by Monty Walls.

Walls drove his truck off the road where it crashed. He was pronounced dead at the scene 3 miles east of Wiley. The driver of the tractor was not injured.

State Patrol is considering charges against Gilbert as they investigate the crash.