x
Breaking News
More () »

Denver police in search of driver involved in a deadly hit and run

The crash happened in the 5000 Block East Evans Avenue.

DENVER — Friday morning, Denver Police Department (DPD) responded to a report  of a fatal hit and run crash in the 5000 Block of East Evans Avenue.

Police say the suspect vehicle was traveling eastbound on Evans Avenue, when it ran up on the curb, striking a pedestrian on the sidewalk.

One pedestrian was killed in the crash, according to police. 

Police are looking for a white SUV, possibly with front end damage on the passenger side, as a result of the crash.

Credit: Denver Police Department
The Denver Police Department released this photo of a pickup involved in a fatal crash with a pedestrian in the 5000 block of East Evans Avenue on June 18, 2021.

> Video above: Denver unveils plan to address violent crime.

RELATED: Man killed in hit and run on I-25 near downtown Denver identified

RELATED: Pedestrian injured in hit-and-run crash Saturday morning

Metro Denver Crime Stoppers  

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 or visit metrodenvercrimestoppers.com. Tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000. 

Metro Denver Crime Stoppers works by assigning a code to people who anonymously submit a tip. Information is shared with law enforcement, and Crime Stoppers is notified at the conclusion of the investigation. 

From there, an awards committee reviews the information provided and, if the information leads to an arrest, the tipster will be notified. Rewards can be collected using the code numbers received when the tip was originally submitted. 

> More information about Metro Denver Crime Stoppers can be found here. 

> Additional Crime Stoppers bulletins can be found here. 

SUGGESTED VIDEOSLatest from 9NEWS  

MORE WAYS TO GET 9NEWS

Subscribe to our daily 9NEWSLETTER for top stories from 9NEWS curated daily just for you. Get content and information right now for can’t-miss stories, Next and Broncos content, weather and more delivered right to your inbox.   

DOWNLOAD THE 9NEWS APP

iTunes: http://on9news.tv/itunes
Google Play: http://on9news.tv/1lWnC5n  

HOW TO ADD THE 9NEWS APP TO YOUR STREAMING DEVICE 

ROKU: add the channel from the ROKU store or by searching for KUSA. 

For both Apple TV and Fire TV, search for "9news" to find the free app to add to your account. Another option for Fire TV is to have the app delivered directly to your Fire TV through Amazon.