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61-year-old Arvada man seriously injured in hit-and-run

The Colorado State Patrol has found the vehicle believed to have been involved in the crash.

ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — A 61-year-old Arvada was hit by a truck and seriously injured while crossing Federal Boulevard Sunday morning, according to Colorado State Patrol (CSP).

CSP said the man was crossing Federal Boulevard at 64th Avenue in the crosswalk at around 5:30 a.m.

A Dodge Dakota pickup heading west on 64th Avenue turned south onto Federal Boulevard and hit the man in the crosswalk, according to CSP.

The man who was hit was taken to Denver Health by ambulance. CSP didn't elaborate on the man's injuries, but said they were serious.

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The truck then hit a traffic sign and sped away from the scene, troopers said.

CSP said paint and parts of the truck that were left at the scene of the collision are consistent with a Dodge Dakota. 

That vehicle has been found and was impounded on Tuesday, according to CSP.

No suspects have been taken into custody.  

Credit: Colorado State Patrol

Security cameras south of the crash scene caught a red Dakota speeding southbound on Federal Boulevard moments after the collision.

Anyone with information is asked to call CSP at 303-239-4501.

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