Annual ride honors heroes fallen on-duty

By scott miller

EAGLE COUNTY — Dan Flores brought a tow truck to Wednesday’s annual Ride in Remembrance. He nearly became a statistic last winter.Flores, who drives for West Vail Shell, was responding to an accident on Vail Pass — in a snowstorm, of course — when an inattentive driver slammed into his truck.“If I hadn’t been in a truck, I’d have been dead,” Flores said.As someone who works in dangerous conditions at all hours, Flores feels a kinship with the police officers, firefighters and other emergency service workers who participate every year in the county’s Ride in Remembrance, a roughly mile-long procession …

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