Motorcycle crash at Catherine Store Road and Highway 82 near Carbondale

May 20, 2024

Identity of deceased:
Marshall Eanes, a 23-year-old male, resident of Carbondale, CO.

On May 19, 2024, at 2:07 p.m., the Garfield County Coroner’s Office was dispatched to Valley View Hospital for a report of a death investigation resulting from a motorcycle crash at the intersection of Catherine Store Rd. (County Road 100) and Highway 82 near Carbondale, CO.

Upon arrival to the hospital, coroner’s office investigators learned the decedent was Marshall Eanes, a 23-year-old male and resident of Carbondale, CO. Investigators also learned, after visiting the scene of the crash, that that Mr. Eanes was witnessed travelling westbound on Catherine Store Rd. at the intersection of Hwy 82. The motorcycle crashed into a vehicle travelling eastbound on Hwy 82 at the intersection. Mr. Eanes was reported to have been wearing a helmet. The coroner’s office does not have further information on the crash investigation and does not know the status of the other driver, passengers of the vehicle or if there were any, or which driver may have been at fault. The Colorado State Patrol is responsible for investigating the circumstances of the motor vehicle crash.

On May 20, 2024, an autopsy will be performed by the coroner’s office contract forensic pathologist. The cause of death is being investigated as blunt force injuries and the manner of death is being investigated as an accident.


Robert M. Glassmire
Garfield County Coroner