Boulder County employee killed in ATV crash
BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. -- A Boulder County employee was killed in an ATV crash Tuesday morning, the Boulder County Sheriff's Office said. Faulkner Merdes, 45, was found pinned under an ATV along Lobo Trail in the 8400 block of Diagonal Highway near Airport Road. Merdes and two co-workers with Boulder County Parks and Open Space were on the county-owned property doing weed prevention and control operations when the crash happened, the sheriff's office said.