Fort Carson Solider Killed in Crash in Colorado Springs

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO. (AP) _ Authorities say a Fort Carson
soldier died in a crash that sent two other people to hospitals.

Colorado Springs Police say they responded to the crash around 3:30 a.m. Sunday. Police referred questions to the state patrol. A
state patrol spokesman referred questions to Fort Carson.

Fort Carson Spokeswoman Dee McNutt confirmed that a soldier died
and that Fort Carson Police were involved but said she did not have
other details.

KOAA-TV in Colorado Springs reports that Fort Carson Police at
the scene said the chase began after they tried to stop a suspected
drunken driver on the army post. The chase ended after the driver
collided with another vehicle.

Names were not released.

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