Man killed in Lakewood hit-and-run late Friday night; driver still on the loose

Posted at 6:16 PM, Mar 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-23 20:16:14-04

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Police are looking for any information that may lead them to a suspect vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run late Friday night in Lakewood.

At about 10:20 p.m. Friday, Lakewood police responded to the area of W. Colfax Ave. and Carr St. on reports of a vehicle crash involving a pedestrian.

Witnesses told police a man was crossing W. Colfax in the crosswalk when he was struck by a car driving east along the avenue.

They told police a white Toyota extended cab pickup truck hit the man and left the scene, driving eastbound.

Agents who were at the scene performed life-saving measures on the victim, but he was declared dead at the scene a short time later. The victim has not been identified.

Police said the suspect vehicle will have front end damage to the passenger side.

If you know anything about this deadly crash, you are asked to call the Lakewood Police Department at (303) 987-7111.