Vail man suffocated when he ended up under crashed Jeep

5th August, 2014 by

By Randy Wyrick

A Vail man suffocated early Friday because a Jeep Wrangler that crashed wound up on top of him. Harold Waymond Adcock III, 30, “Tres” to his friends and colleagues, died of positional asphyxiation from a one-car crash in East Vail at about 2 a.m. Friday. “The position he was in underneath the Jeep caused him not to be able to breathe,” said Kara Bettis, Eagle County Coroner. Unfortunately, it’s a common cause of death in motor vehicle accidents, Bettis said. The driver, a 33-year-old male Vail man, drove a 2004 Jeep Wrangler into a bridge abutment on South Frontage Road …

Source: Vail Daily Feed



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