Police seek hit-and-run driver after pedestrian killed in Denver crash

Posted at 12:38 PM, Jan 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-16 14:38:27-05

DENVER – Police in Denver are asking for the public’s help in locating a hit-and-run driver following a fatal crash involving a pedestrian Friday night.

Around 10:22 p.m., a pedestrian crossing the street near the intersection of South Federal Blvd. and West Arkansas Ave. was struck by an SUV.

Police said the pedestrian was struck after falling as they attempted to cross the street. The driver fled northbound on South Federal Blvd. after the collision.

The pedestrian, whose identity was not released, was transported to the hospital where they later succumbed to their injuries.

Police on Saturday released images of the suspect vehicle, which is described as a dark-colored SUV, possibly a Ford or Chevrolet.

If you recognize the vehicle in the images, or have any information about the incident, contact Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.