Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run in Lakewood

LAKEWOOD - Lakewood Police are looking for a vehicle that struck and killed a pedestrian Tuesday night.

According to police, around 10 p.m. a male pedestrian in the roadway of W. 13th Ave. and Otis St. was struck by an eastbound vehicle. After striking the pedestrian, the vehicle stopped, paused and then drove away. 

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. Police are not revealing his identity until family members have been notified. 

Lakewood Police are continuing to investigate the accident. Video from surrounding locations shows the vehicle to be a white smaller car with a sunroof. Police are interviewing witnesses and reviewing video to obtain a make and model.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Lakewood Police Department at 303-987-7111 or Crime Stoppers at 303-913-7867.

 

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