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Man dies after being hit in Aurora, police say

Police said the victim was crossing Buckley Road when they were hit by a car.

AURORA, Colo. — A person is dead after they were hit by a car as they were walking across South Buckley Road on Sunday night, according to the Aurora Police Department (APD). 

Police believe that around 9:37 p.m. on Sunday at least one car was traveling north on South Buckley Road at East Exposition Drive when they hit an adult man who was walking westbound on South Buckley Road.

APD said a different car was also traveling north on South Buckley Road when they also hit the man. 

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The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, APD said in a press release. The identity of the victim will be released by the Arapahoe County Coroner after positive identification and his next-of-kin is notified. 

Police believe that the first driver hit the victim and left the scene. The second driver stayed on the scene of the crash and police said no drugs or alcohol are believed to be a contributing factor in the crash. 

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. 

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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. 



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