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Cross-country trekker Joe Bell was struck and killed by a semitrailer on the eastern plains of Colorado late Wednesday afternoon. Bell came through Steamboat Springs in early August on his mission to raise awareness of teen bullying and suicide.

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Trekker who came through Steamboat struck and killed by semitrailer

Joe Bell, 48, the cross-country trekker from Oregon who came through Steamboat Springs in early August on his mission to increase public understanding of the relationship between bullying and teen suicide, was struck and killed by a semitrailer late Wednesday afternoon while walking along U.S. Highway 40 in Kit Carson County.

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