Deadly crash under investigation in Colorado Springs Wednesday night

Deadly crash
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Published: Aug. 31, 2022 at 8:15 PM MDT|Updated: Sep. 1, 2022 at 6:15 AM MDT
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A driver was killed Wednesday night when they lost control of their car and ran off the roadway in southeast Colorado Springs.

Police said the car was heading southbound on South Academy when it rolled over a guardrail. The driver was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene. They were the only person in the car at the time of the wreck. According to officers, no other vehicles were involved.

The crash was reported at 6:30 p.m. near Drennan Road. Southbound Academy was closed in the area for several hours.

The driver had not been publicly identified. It’s unclear what caused them to lose control of their car, and the incident remains under investigation.

The crash was one of two fatal collisions in Colorado Springs Wednesday night.