Airman Killed In Car Crash

By: KKTV Email
By: KKTV Email

A United States Airman was killed Wednesday morning in a car accident in Colorado Springs.

Colorado State Patrol says a van was traveling east on Highway 94 around 11 a.m. when it T-boned a blue car traveling northbound at the intersection of Marksheffel Road.

Officials say the occupant of the car, a U.S. Airman, was killed.

The driver of the van was taken to Memorial Hospital.

The accident remains under investigation.


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  • by Joshua on Jun 11, 2008 at 07:10 AM
    I knew Jorge for 7 years. We were stationed in the same power shop at Tinker. I was excited when he got orders to move up here but saadly his time was cut short . He had a huge heart, and was a good friend. He always had a smile and something good to say. My prayers are with his family.
  • by Gabriela Location: New Rochelle, NY on Jun 10, 2008 at 01:46 PM
    Jorge was a great friend. We met in High School in New York. My condolences for his wife and children.
  • by D Location: Peyton on Jun 7, 2008 at 10:07 AM
    My thoughts and prayers go out to both families they both have wives and children. They both are dealing with tragedy. I pray for healing in both families.
  • by Friends Location: Florida on Jun 6, 2008 at 08:35 AM
    J was a great friend. Our thoughts and prayers go to his family. He'll be missed.
  • by Kevin Location: Peterson AFB CO on Jun 5, 2008 at 08:27 PM
    Yesterday the Air Force lost a great man, husband and a proud father. It's so crazy how life can be taken away at one moment. He will always be remembered and have a special place in our hearts. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.
  • by T Location: Peterson AFB on Jun 5, 2008 at 08:11 PM
    I have yet to grasp that he is no longer apart of our lives. It feels like at any moment I will wake up from this horrible nightmare only to realize that this is my reality. He was not only my co-worker but a good friend and I miss him very much. And to his wife and children, there is nothing I can say that will ease the pain but just know that you are in our prayers.
  • by Les Location: Peterson AFB on Jun 5, 2008 at 02:37 PM
    I had the pleasure of intimately knowing the Airman involved in the accident. Over the last year I have come to respect him as a superior and as a man. He was a wonderful friend, co-worker, and human being. We miss you.
  • by April Weatherholt Location: Goodfellow AFB on Jun 5, 2008 at 02:34 PM
    The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next. Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966 I love you A-K and I'm always with you, no matter how far apart we are.
  • by John R Location: C/S on Jun 5, 2008 at 04:56 AM
    Truly an unnecessary tragedy. My thoughts and prayers go out to both families. What will it take for people here to learn how to slow down, don't run red lights and exercise some common courtesy for other drivers?
  • by Ron Hill Location: Stetson Hills on Jun 4, 2008 at 06:24 PM
    We are very sad to hear about our co-worker today. All who knew him will miss him dearly. May God be with his wife and two children.
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