Fort Carson soldier collapses, dies during training

Posted: 3:28 PM, Jul 25, 2016
Updated: 2016-07-25 21:28:02Z

FORT CARSON, Colo. -- A U.S. Army soldier training at Fort Carson died Monday of unknown injuries during training exercises.

The soldier reportedly died during a routine training after collapsing at the end of a run at about 7:30 a.m. 

First responders rushed the soldier to Memorial Hospital via ambulance, however doctors pronounced the soldier dead at about 8:30 a.m.

Officials say the death is under investigation, and the release of the soldier's name is pending the notification of next of kin.