DENVER, Colorado — A pedestrian was hit and killed by a driver who then left the scene of the crash Friday night, a tweet from the Denver Police Department (DPD) says.
According to DPD, the crash happened near the intersection of West Alameda Avenue and South Yuma Street about 8:30 p.m. Friday.
The pedestrian was crossing Alameda between Yuma and South Tejon Street when he was hit by the vehicle, which was going east, a DPD spokesperson said.
Police said the man who was hit was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
On Saturday, the DPD spokesperson said police were working to get a description of the vehicle and the driver.
The intersection was closed Friday while police investigated the crash.
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