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'Extreme speed' led to fatal crash on Academy and Constitution

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Colorado Springs police say the driver who was killed in a crash Saturday night on Academy Blvd. was driving at an "extreme speed" before rolling his car multiple times.

The crash happened shortly before 9 p.m. at Academy and Constitution Ave. Police found the driver, 33-year-old Roger Snyder of Colorado Springs, dead. One passenger was injured and taken to the hospital; the passenger's current condition wasn't released.

Police say Snyder was driving his Subaru sedan north on Academy when he lost control and drove off the right side of the road. The sedan rolled multiple times and hit a sign pole, coming to a dead stop.

Snyder was ejected from the vehicle, but his passenger wasn't. Police said both of them were wearing their seat belts.

Police are still investigating the crash.

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A car crash at Constitution and Academy in Colorado Springs leaves one man dead and sends another person to the hospital.

Colorado Springs Police were called to the crash and are currently investigating. They believe it was a single car crash but that has not been confirmed. A cause has not been determined at this time but officers say speed could be a factor. 

Be sure to stick with KRDO for the latest on this crash.


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