Police: Colorado man dies after trying to stop car thief

Posted at 4:10 PM, Jun 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-03 18:10:47-04

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Police say a Colorado man has died after he was dragged along a street while trying to stop his car from being stolen.

KOAA-TV reports the man left his car running in Pueblo and returned to find a thief inside it Monday morning.

Pueblo police say the man tried to stop the person from driving away. The car pulled the man as it took off.

The man was taken to a hospital where he later died.

Authorities have not identified the man or his vehicle. They also have not released a description of the thief.