Superior cop makes initial court appearance for deadly crash

Superior Police Sgt. Greg Swanson made an initial appearance in Douglas County Court Tuesday afternoon.

He is charged with homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle for a July 15 crash that killed two. Prosecuting Attorney Tara Jenswold said she expects to file more charges after a preliminary hearing in August.

Swanson is accused of being under the influence when he hit another car on the 5200 block of E 2nd Street in Superior. A 23-year-old man died on scene and an infant died later after being taken off life support.

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Swanson is on administrative leave from the Superior Police Department. He posted a $15,000 bond and was released from jail on July 18. He is due back in court the morning of Aug. 24.