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Driver held for investigation of first-degree murder after crash in west Denver, pedestrian killed

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Posted at 2:06 PM, Nov 14, 2022

DENVER — A pedestrian died following a crash in west Denver early Monday morning and a driver is being held for investigation of first-degree murder.

The Denver Police Department tweeted at 1:52 a.m. Monday that its officers were investigating a crash involving a pedestrian at Federal Boulevard and 8th Avenue.

One person was seriously injured police said.

Just before 1:20 p.m. Monday, police said the injured pedestrian had died and the crash was being investigated as a homicide.

Police said Jose Francisco Gonzalez-Rodriguez, 21, is being held for investigation of first-degree murder.

No other details were available on the crash.

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