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Fort Carson Soldier Dies

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Colorado Springs fire officials say an 18-year-old male soldier based at Fort Carson fell to his death Wednesday afternoon while climbing in Cheyenne Canyon.

Lieutenant Neil Luehring says the 18-year-old and another 19-year-old solider were climbing in a tree area southwest of Colorado Springs. The unidentified male fell at least two hundred feet to his death.


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