Arizona nurses and driver killed in Colorado after Jeep falls off cliff during off-road tour


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Two Arizona nurses and their driver were killed Monday while in the mountains of Colorado on a getaway when their vehicle fell off a cliff during an off-road tour, according to reports.

Diana Robles, 28, and her aunt, Ofelia Figueroa-Perez, 60, were killed along with their driver Don Fehd, 72, when the 2022 Jeep Gladiator drifted off the side of Ouray County Highway 361, also known as Camp Bird Road, and landed. 110 feet lower, Colorado State Patrol said.

The vehicle, belonging to Colorado West Jeeps, fell and then rolled down a rocky embankment for 142 feet and threw Fehd before landing on its top. The crash likely happened between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. Monday, authorities said.

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A mountainous region of Ouray County. Two women from Arizona and their driver were killed in the area Monday when their Jeep fell off a cliff, authorities said.
(County of Ouray)

All three died at the scene. Both women were nurses at Yuma Regional Medical Center. Perez

“Our YRMC family is in shock and her colleagues mourn deeply this sudden loss,” Cathleen Wolff, YRMC chaplain and spiritual care manager, said in a statement to Fox News. “The loss of two wonderful caregivers is a huge loss. The pain we feel as an organization is immeasurable.”

Both worked as registered nurses in the outpatient surgery department while Robles was assigned to the intensive care unit, the hospital said. Fox News contacted the women’s family members and the Colorado State Patrol.

“We know they are in the merciful hands of our Lord because they themselves, as nurses, had healing hands in every life they touched,” Diana Figueroa wrote on Facebook announcing the two deaths. .

Fehd worked at Colorado West Jeep Rentals and Tours and was known for his “quirky and genuine way” with passengers, the Ouray County Plaindealer reported.

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The official cause of death for the three deceased is still pending. Ouray County Coroner Colleen Hollenbeck told Fox News that autopsies could take up to four weeks.

The fatal accident was the second to occur this month. On Sept. 5, an Arizona man was killed when his ATV overturned and rolled off Imogene Pass, according to the newspaper.


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