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Jul 18, 2014 10:34 AM

Suspected drunk driver dies after crashing into construction truck

COLORADO SPRINGS - A suspected drunk driver is dead following an overnight crash on Interstate 25 in Colorado Springs.  According to the Colorado State Patrol, A 36-year-old Monument man was driving north on I-25 near the North Academy exit in a Ford pickup at 1:25 Friday morning.  When the truck reached a construction zone with a speed limit drop, the truck swerved into the middle lane, hitting a construction truck.  The pickup rolled and the driver, who wasn't wearing a seatbelt, was thrown from the truck.  He died at the scene. 

CSP believes alcohol and speed were factors in the crash.

The driver and passenger of the construction truck were uninjured.

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