Man drives Outback down under

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SUN photo/Marshall Dunham Pagosa Fire Protection District volunteer John Gilbert and staff member Colton Calavan aid in retrieving a Subaru Outback from Village Lake on April 18. What caused the car’s 23-year-old driver to drive into the lake is under investigation.
SUN photo/Marshall Dunham
Pagosa Fire Protection District volunteer John Gilbert and staff member Colton Calavan aid in retrieving a Subaru Outback from Village Lake on April 18. What caused the car’s 23-year-old driver to drive into the lake is under investigation.

The Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO) is investigating why a 23-year-old drove his vehicle into Village Lake recently, with the driver reporting that he was being chased by a man with a gun.

At approximately 2:15 p.m. on April 18, Archuleta County Combined Dispatch received a call reporting the car in the lake, with the Pagosa Fire Protection District (PFPD) dispatched two minutes later, indicated the PFPD Firefighter Colton Calavan.

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