NIWOT, Colo. (AP) — A Boulder County employee who was working on a weed control project was found dead by two of his co-workers after an all-terrain vehicle crash.
Sheriff's investigators say 45-year-old Faulkner Merdes, of Longmont, was found dead under his ATV on county owned property southwest of Longmont on Tuesday morning. Merdes, an 18-year veteran of Boulder County Parks & Open Space, died at the scene.
Investigators have not said what led to the crash, and an autopsy is planned.
No other information has been released.