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(Salida-AP) -- Authorities have identified a Division of Wildlife pilot who died today.
Fifty-seven-year-old Jim Olterman of Dolores was piloting a
single-engine Cessna today when it crashed in rugged terrain while
restocking high-altitude lakes with trout.
Also onboard the plane was Brandon White.
The 24-year-old from Salida was hospitalized
Olterman was senior terrestrial biologist in charge of wildlife
management on the Western Slope.
White is a fish hatchery employee who was helping Olterman.
Authorities detected an emergency signal from the Cessna 185 at
about 8 a-m.
The wreckage was spotted in trees at a remote location
above ten-thousand feet about 12 miles southeast of Salida.