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Aurora police trying to identify driver involved in fatal hit-and-run crash

Posted at 6:32 AM, Jun 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-11 08:32:13-04

AURORA, Colo. — Police in Aurora are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash that left one man dead on Tuesday evening.

Officers were dispatched to a serious crash at 11:39 p.m. on Tuesday near E. 6th Avenue and N. Peoria Street. When they arrived, they found a man who had been struck by a vehicle, according to the Aurora Police Department.

Witnesses later described the vehicle as a blue, four-door sedan. The driver fled the scene afterward.

The man was transported to a hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries, police said.

Witnesses also described the driver to police.

This investigation is ongoing. Anybody who can identify the driver is asked to call Aurora Det. Daufeldt at 303-739-6303 or Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.