Two drivers arrested for vehicular homicide in alleged Colorado Springs street racing crash

Two drivers have been arrested on suspicion of vehicular homicide in connection to a street racing crash in Colorado Springs, police said.

The crash happened at about 6:25 a.m. Monday at the intersection of South Nevada Avenue and East Cimarron Street, according to a news release.

Norman G. Giddings, 64, of Fountain, died at the scene. Giddings was driving on Nevada turning west onto Cimarron when his vehicle was hit by a southbound driver.

The southbound driver and a juvenile passenger were taken to a nearby hospital with minor injuries.

Investigators determined the southbound vehicle was racing another vehicle at the time of the crash. Those vehicles were speeding, traveling in excess of 70 mph, police said.

Alisha J. Beauchamp, 32, of Colorado Springs, the driver that hit Giddings’ vehicle, has been arrested on suspicion of vehicular homicide. Brayden Buchholz, 26, of Colorado Springs, is accused of racing Beauchamp at the time of the crash. He also was arrested on suspicion of vehicular homicide.

Both suspects were booked at the El Paso County Jail.


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