COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – A Colorado Springs High School plans a 5K run and charity walk for four members of a local family who died in Wyoming when high waters washed away their camper van last month.

Doherty High School is hosting the event Aug. 27 and the $20 entry donations will go to the Half the Sky Foundation. The charity benefits children in Chinese orphanages.

Alex and Laurel Constantinides were driving away from a Wyoming campground when their van plunged into a hole created by a swollen creek.

Alex was the only survivor. The Colorado Springs Gazette reports that Alex Constantinides is a doctor who works with the Doherty athletics department helping to rehabilitate injured athletes.

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