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Freak accident kills Colorado Springs man

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News First 5/30 reported this week that a freak motor vehicle accident in a garage killed a man in his 60s last weekend.

The man was reportedly helping to direct his friend in backing a pickup truck into the garage, when the friend’s foot slipped off the brake, hitting the gas full force. As a result, the car pinned the man agains the garage wall, severing his legs. Thought he was rushed to Penrose Hospital, the victim was pronounced dead soon after arriving.