Holiday tragedy unfolds on Hwy. 135


The Thanksgiving holiday turned tragic last week when a Mancos, Colo., man was shot and killed by a Colorado State Patrol officer along Hwy. 135 south of Crested Butte following a single-vehicle accident.

Little information has been released by authorities about what happened on Nov. 22 between the time the truck Patrick Michael Langhoff was driving overturned on the slippery highway in the midst of a snowstorm, and when he’s alleged to have brandished a gun in front of Colorado State Patrol officers.

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