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Person of interest identified in deadly Westminster hit-and-run crash

A pedestrian was fatally struck in the 7300 block of North Federal Boulevard on Friday in Westminster.

WESTMINSTER, Colo. — A person of interest has been identified in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash last week in Westminster.

The Westminster Police Department (WPD) was looking for the vehicle involved in the incident that happened around the 7300 block of North Federal Boulevard around midnight Friday.

After hitting a pedestrian, police said the driver left the scene southbound on Federal Boulevard.

Police described the vehicle the suspect was driving as a Maroon 2000s Jeep Liberty, similar to the stock photo below. 

On Tuesday, police said they'd recovered the vehicle believed to be involved and said it's in their custody. In addition, police said they've identified a person of interest in the case. No information was provided about that person due to the ongoing investigation.

Credit: Westminster Police Department

Anybody with information should call Westminster Police at 303-658-4360 ext. 1. 

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