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Adams County deputy involved in crash that killed pedestrian

The crash happened around 3 a.m. near Federal Boulevard and Interstate 76, according to the Adams County Sheriff's Office.

ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — An Adams County deputy was involved in a fatal crash with a pedestrian early Wednesday morning.

The crash happened around 3 a.m. in the 5800 block of Federal Boulevard while the deputy was on routine patrol, according to Adam Sherman with the Adams County Sheriff's Office.

Sherman said the deputy struck a person who was in the roadway and then stopped to provide medical aid until additional help arrived. The pedestrian later died from their injuries but has not been identified.

Colorado State Patrol responded to the scene to assist with the incident. The 17th Judicial District Critical Incident Response Team is investigating the incident.

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