The Montrose County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a turkey hunter on the Uncompahgre Plateau on Saturday.

The Sheriff's Department and the EMS team from Delta County Ambulance service responded to a 911 call on Saturday, April 21, at 5:16 p.m. reporting an injured turkey hunter on Trauer Trail on the Uncompahgre Plateau in Montrose County.

When authorities arrived at the scene, they found the injured hunter had died. That person has been identified as 23-year-old Kyle Cody Duran from Montrose.

The Montrose Sheriff's Department and Montrose County Coroner's Office are conducting a joint investigation into the death to determine the cause of Duran's death. Both departments will release additional information about the death following an autopsy and completion of their investigation into the circumstances of the death.