After a mild Saturday, temperatures to finish the weekend will be MUCH colder! A system to our west pushes into SE Colorado overnight. Snow showers will be possible by early Sunday morning across the I-25 corridor with a change to rain and snow showers through the afternoon. Accumulation should be minimal as most moisture looks to be light and temperatures will warm into the upper 30s and 40s through the afternoon. The main impact will be the cold along with winds gusting up to 40 mph at times. Click on the 'Weather' tab for more...
A report by the state's Department of Public Health and Environment says 33 people died in highway crashes, down from the 34 the previous year; and 19 died in aircraft accidents, up from six in 2000.
The second-highest number of work-related deaths in 2001 came from assaults and violent acts in the workplace, the third was workers who came into contact with objects and equipment.
Men accounted for 128 of the 139 worker deaths. The construction industry had the highest number of deaths at 27.
There were 117 work-related deaths in Colorado in 2000.