Colorado State Patrol Trooper Struck and Killed by Vehicle During Massive Snow Storm

Joe Moylan, Greeley Tribune, Colo.
ROGGEN, Colorado — A Colorado State Patrol trooper was killed Wednesday after he was struck by a vehicle on Interstate 76 near Roggen, according an agency news release.
CPl. Daniel Groves, 52, was at the scene of a vehicle slide off on I-76 near milepost 47 when about 11:20 a.m. a 2001 Volvo driven by John Carpenter, 58, of Centennial, lost control and hit Groves, who was outside of his patrol vehicle. Milepost 47 is about one mile west of Roggen.
Groves was taken to Platte Valley Medical Center in Brighton where he died shortly after arriving at the hospital. Carpenter also was transported to Platte Valley with moderate injuries.  High speed in poor driving conditions is being investigated as a possible cause…

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