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Colorado Springs woman missing after she was seen falling into Rio Grande

Posted at 9:43 AM, Jun 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-20 17:07:40-04

MINERAL COUNTY – Authorities in Mineral County continue searching for Roberta Sophia Rodriguez of Colorado Springs, last seen falling into the Rio Grande outside of Creede on June 15.

The Mineral County Sheriff’s Office says Rodriguez fell in when family stopped to view the river while traveling through the area.

The Rio Grande in Mineral County, Colorado where a Colorado Springs woman fell into the water on June 15, 2019.

Authorities said the river is running very high and fast right now, which is complicating search efforts. We’ll continue to follow the search and provide updates as they become available.

The area is in the South Fork of the Rio Grande River on Wolf Creek Pass.