AURORA, Colo. — Police are looking for the driver who hit and killed a man Tuesday night in Aurora.
The Aurora Police Department (APD) said it was called out to a fatal hit-and-run crash about 10:55 p.m. near North Peoria Street and East 17th Avenue.
When officers arrived, they found a man in the roadway who had life-threatening injuries. The man was taken to a hospital and was later pronounced dead, the Police Department said.
Investigators learned that the driver of a black or grey Honda Pilot was on Peoria, north of East 17th Avenue, when they hit the man who was crossing the street mid-block. The driver was going south on Peoria at a high rate of speed and did not stop, APD said.
The roadway was closed as investigators collected evidence, photographs and measurements from the crash.
The identity of the victim will be released by the Adams County Coroner’s Office after they are positively identified and their next-of-kin has been notified.
Anyone with information is asked to call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867 or visit metrodenvercrimestoppers.com. Tipsters can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.
Source: 9 News