A 66-year-old man from New Mexico died Wednesday morning in southern Colorado after being stopped by the Colorado State Patrol.
The in-custody demise is being investigated by the CSP and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, in line with a information launch.
At about 6:30 a.m. the person was driving a Ford Crown Victoria on Interstate 25 close to the state line when he was pulled over on suspicion of driving underneath the affect, the discharge stated.
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A sergeant stopped the car, carried out an investigation, and positioned the person in custody in again of a CSP car sitting in an upright place. On the best way to the Las Animas County Jail the sergeant pulled over to examine on the person and decided he wasn’t respiratory.
The sergeant carried out CPR and paramedics took the person to Mt. San Rafael Hospital, in Trinidad, the place he was pronounced lifeless. The person was not recognized on Wednesday.
The sergeant, who was not recognized, is on administrative go away per CSP coverage.