Man involved in fatal crash arrested on vehicular homicide, DUI charges

Shea Ordahl / Colorado Springs Police Department
Shea Ordahl / Colorado Springs Police Department

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A 24-year-old man is facing charges of vehicular homicide and DUI following an accident early Sunday morning.

Police responded to a traffic accident on northbound I-25, just north of the Fillmore Street exit, at approximately 2:10 a.m.

When authorities arrived, their investigation revealed that a vehicle was traveling northbound on I-25 when it swerved off of the roadway and crashed into a tree.

The driver and the passenger were both transported to the hospital. The passenger, a 20-year-old woman, later passed away due to injuries from the accident. She has been identified as Kanya Sornsong-Wilder. Police said Sornsong-Wilder had a Florida driver’s license, but lived in Colorado Springs.

Police say the driver, 24-year-old Shea Ordahl of Colorado Springs, was arrested and charged with vehicular homicide and DUI.

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