KIT CARSON - A pedestrian was killed Wednesday after he was struck by semi on U.S. Highway 287, 15 miles west of Kit Carson.
It happened around 5:30 p.m. on the highway near the intersection of state Route 94. Highway 287 was closed both directions from Limon to Kit Carson during the investigation.
It's not known why the 48-year-old Oregon man was on the highway. His name was not released.
The Colorado State Patrol said they don't suspect drugs or alcohol were factors in the crash.
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