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Pedestrian dead after being hit by multiple vehicles, police say

Denver Police said the man got out of the vehicle while it was traveling at high speed Wednesday evening.

DENVER — A man has died after being hit by multiple cars on Interstate 25 Wednesday evening, according to the Denver Police Department.

Police said the crash happened around 6:45 p.m. on northbound I-25 near the Downing Street exit. DPD said Wednesday night that officers believed the man was hit by multiple vehicles, and that one of the drivers did not stay on the scene.

Northbound Interstate 25 reopened around 9:15 p.m. after being closed due to the investigation.

Police said Thursday afternoon that they were no longer looking for another vehicle believed to be involved in the crash, and that it appeared the man had opened the door to the vehicle and let himself out while it was going at high speed. 

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