UPDATE | Thurs., Sept. 14 at 9:15 a.m.
An Adams County Sheriff's Office deputy was involved in a crash Wednesday that killed a pedestrian on Federal Boulevard between W. 56th and 60th Ave., according to a news release from the agency Thursday.
The deputy stopped and administered medical care to the pedestrian while waiting for emergency responders to arrive.
But the pedestrian was pronounced dead on scene.
The 17th Judicial District Critical Incident Response Team is investigating the incident.
One person died in a crash on Federal Boulevard just north of I-76 Wednesday morning.
The Adams County Sheriff's Office said a pedestrian was hit and killed in the road around 3 a.m. The driver remained on the scene.
Adams County Sheriff's Office tells me the crash on Federal involved a person who was hit and killed on the roadway. The driver remained on scene. Don't know more of the circumstances than that.— Jayson Luber (@Denver7Traffic) September 13, 2023
NB Federal is closed at I-76. SB is closed at 64th Ave. You can use Pecos or Lowell… pic.twitter.com/TeIaFaDNBI
Northbound Federal Boulevard closed at I-76, and southbound Federal closed at 64th Ave. for about four hours.
Denver7 Traffic Expert Jayson Luber recommended drivers use North Pecos Street or Lowell Boulevard to get around the shutdown.
Colorado State Patrol is investigating the crash, according to the Adams County Sheriff's Office.