Mudslide Video and Photos

May 27, 2014

Mountainside gives way near Grand Junction
Credit Mesa County Sheriff

  A mountainside southwest of Rifle gave way Sunday night (5-25-2014) in a rural area southwest of Rifle and about 40 miles east of Grand Junction.  Three men are still missing including a Mesa County Road and Bridge Department employee and his adult son.  The slide is estimated to be four miles long, a half mile wide and 250 feet deep.

Video shot by the Mesa County Sheriff's Department yesterday is below.

More information on the mudslide and missing persons search is HERE.

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