Shmuel Dimentstein of Glenwood Springs dies in fatal Garfield County car crash – Thursday, June 9, 2022

Garfield County car crash death of Shmuel Dimentstein of Glenwood Springs  – Obituary

The man killed in a glider crash in Garfield County on Thursday was identified as a 73-year-old Glenwood Springs resident.

According to the Garfield County Coroner’s Office, Shmuel Dimentstein died in a car accident soon before 6 p.m. on Thursday. In the glider that crashed at the Rifle Garfield County Airport, Dimentstein was the only occupant. Another pilot in the area witnessed the collision.

The method of death is being examined as an accident, according to an autopsy performed on Friday.