Woman crossing Lakewood street killed by hit-and-run driver

Posted at 9:41 PM, Dec 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-08 00:04:35-05

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A woman crossing West Colfax Avenue at Ingalls Street was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver Friday night.

At about 7:45 p.m., police say a black, mid-to-large-size SUV traveling westbound on West Colfax Avenue struck the female pedestrian and then took off.

Paramedics transported the woman, whose identity has yet to be released, to a local hospital where she later died, according to police.

No other description of the hit-an-run vehicle was immediately available.

Police say there is no crosswalk at that location on Colfax.