LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – Lakewood police are investigating a deadly auto-pedestrian crash on 6th Avenue just east of Wadsworth Boulevard. It happened around 6:50 p.m. Friday in the westbound lanes.
Officers say a man was hit by a driver and died at the scene. The driver stayed at the scene and is cooperating with police.READ MORE: Debris, Rising Water Rush Along Black Creek As Flash Flood Warnings Plague Glen Haven, Cameron Peak Fire Burn Area
Westbound lanes are currently closed and traffic is being diverted from westbound 6th Avenue to northbound Wadsworth Avenue. The closure is expected to last several hours.
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TRAFFIC ALERT: Lakewood PD is currently investigating an auto vs pedestrian crash on westbound 6th Ave. near Wadsworth. 6th Ave. westbound is shut down west of Wadsworth. We expect the closure to last several hours. pic.twitter.com/q0BDH5nMEEREAD MORE: CDOT Says Drivers Should Pack A Few Extra Things While Traveling This Summer
— Lakewood Police (@LakewoodPDCO) November 9, 2019
Investigators say it’s unclear why the man was in the road when he was hit. His name has not been released.