DENVER (CBS4) – Police across the Denver metro area are searching for the driver responsible for a deadly hit-and-run.

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The crash happened in Denver just before 1 a.m. near the intersection of West Evans Avenue and South Bryant Street. The car was heading eastbound on Evans when it collided with a pedestrian. The pedestrian died at the scene. After that the car, which didn’t stop, headed east towards Interstate 25.

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The information on the driver’s vehicle were placed on interstate signs across the area. The driver was in a red 2001 Chevy sedan with the license plate BFO065.

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Police officers spent several hours talking to other drivers who were present around the time of the crime.

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The pedestrian’s identity hasn’t been released.