LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A section of Wadsworth Boulevard was closed Thursday night in Lakewood as police investigated a crash that killed a pedestrian.
The Lakewood Police Department (LPD) tweeted just after 9:20 p.m. Thursday that the northbound lanes of Wadsworth Boulevard were closed between Second Avenue and Fifth Avenue for a fatal crash between a vehicle and a pedestrian.
A man stepped into the northbound lanes of Wadsworth and was struck. The driver stayed at the scene and was cooperative with the investigation, according to police.
Lakewood Police's traffic team is investigating the crash. Detectives determined that speed wasn't a factor in the crash.
The name of the man who died will be released after notification of his next of kin.
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