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Crews Search for 3 Reported Missing in Colorado Mudslide

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Rescue teams are searching for three men reported missing after a ridge collapsed following heavy rain in a remote part of western Colorado.
 
The mudslide happened yesterday near the town of Collbran, about 40 miles east of and near the edge of Grand Mesa, one of the world's largest flat topped mountains. Deputies estimate that the entire ridge had been moving for most of Sunday before someone called to report the slide at 6:15 p.m., describing it as sounding like a freight train.
 
Authorities say no structures or major roads have been affected. They say the unidentified men were possibly caught in the slide but haven't released any other details.
 
A cousin of one of the men cousin says the three were checking for problems after a rancher reported that his irrigation ditch had stopped flowing. Bill Clark says the canyon now appears to be filled with about 700 feet of mud.  (AP)
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