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Serious Questions Loom After IED Found in a Truck Near Colorado Highway (UPDATED)

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"The whole situation is under investigation..."

In this photo provided by The Chaffee County Times a truck is parked in Buena Vista, Colo., Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. Chaffee County Sheriff Pete Palmer said a member of the library's maintenance staff discovered a suspected bomb in the bed of the truck. (AP Photo/The Chaffee County Times, Mary Lee Bensman)

The FBI and dozens of local authorities are responding to an improvised explosive device found in a truck near a Colorado highway, a county official confirmed Tuesday afternoon.

Chaffee County spokeswoman Laura Smith told TheBlaze that more than 50 members of law enforcement are responding to an explosive device after it was discovered in a truck at about 7:15 a.m. At least one member of the FBI is also on the scene providing assistance to local authorities, she confirmed.

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