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.

Lakewood police said a man was hit and killed Friday night in the westbound lanes of 6th Ave. near Wadsworth Blvd

Lakewood police said a man was hit and killed Friday night in the westbound lanes of 6th Ave. near Wadsworth Blvd. (credit: Lakewood Police Department)

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.

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.

Investigators say it’s unclear why the man was in the road when he was hit. His name has not been released.

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