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Coroner identifies pedestrian hit, killed by car on Colfax Avenue

A 72-year-old man was hit and killed by a car on Colfax Avenue on Jan. 3.
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The Denver Office of the Medical Examiner has identified a 72-year-old man who was hit by a car and killed Thursday on Colfax Avenue. 

Shortly after 7 a.m., Raymond Hansford was struck by a car on Colfax Avenue between Federal Boulevard and Irving Street, just west of Interstate 25. 

He was pronounced dead at the scene, and an autopsy revealed his cause of death to be from multiple blunt force injuries, the coroner’s office said. 

Police have not released any other details about the crash, which remains under investigation.