Pedestrian struck, killed on West Colfax Ave. late Thursday night

Intersection closed while police investigate crash
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Posted at 10:24 PM, Mar 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-22 00:38:36-04

DENVER -- Police are investigating a crash that left a man dead in the West Colfax neighborhood late Thursday evening.

The crash happened at the intersection of W. Colfax Ave. and Raleigh St. sometime before 10 p.m. The Denver Police Department tweeted it involved a car and a pedestrian, but did not release any other details pertaining to the crash via social media.

Speaking to Denver7, DPD spokesman Kurt Barnes said the victim was a male in his 20s who died at the scene. While the cause of the deadly crash hasn't been released, Barnes did say the driver stayed at the scene of the crash, adding alcohol and drugs were not suspected to be a contributing factor in the crash at the moment.

The intersection will be closed while investigators comb the scene.

This is a developing story. Check back later for the latest updates.