Police: Two Killed in Drag Racing Accident

Colorado Springs Police say two people were killed in a car crash Sunday night.  The call reportedly came in as two cars drag racing.

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Police are investigating a deadly drag racing crash that happened Sunday night. One racer and another driver died after their cars collided. The second suspect fled the scene.

It happened on Constitution Ave. near Circle in Colorado Springs. Constitution was closed between Winston Rd. and Downing Ave. Roads opened back up around 11:30 pm Sunday night.

Police say one of the cars racing Westbound on Circle lost control and hit a car traveling Eastbound on Constitution. The driver of that car, an older woman, was killed instantly. The driver of the car who lost control was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Police tell us they believe they know who the suspect is and are investigating.

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