Fort Carson Soldier Drowns In Florida

9-1-1 Caller Told Dispatcher Soldier Appeared Intoxicated Before Falling In Water

POSTED: 11:12 AM MST Mar 05, 2012    UPDATED: 11:23 AM MST Mar 05, 2012 
Indian Rock Beach, FL -

A Fort Carson soldier who was in Florida for training died over the weekend.

It happened near Tampa.

Investigators say 36 year old Luis Serrano was spotted walking near a dock behind a hotel.

The person who called 9-1-1 told the dispatcher the man looked like he had been drinking.

By the time help arrived, it was too late.

Investigators say Serrano fell off the dock and into the water where he drowned.

Tampa ABC affiliate WFTS reports Serrano's family lives in Colorado Springs and has been notified about the death.

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