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1 killed in east Denver crash

Police said the crash happened just before 12:30 p.m. in the area of 14th Avenue and Syracuse Street.

DENVER — A man was killed in a two-vehicle crash in east Denver Sunday afternoon, the Denver Police Department said. 

Police said the crash happened just before 12:30 p.m. in the area of 14th Avenue and Syracuse Street in the East Colfax neighborhood. Police said a driver ran a red light and t-boned another vehicle, killing the front-seat passenger in that vehicle. 

The victim was identified as 60-year-old Victor Hallcy Sr., and the coroner said he died from multiple blunt force injuries.

The driver who police say ran the red light was taken to the hospital. His injuries were not serious.

He's been identified as 60-year-old Adhanom Asgodom Ali.

A portion of northbound Syracuse Street was closed while police investigated the crash. 

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