AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Aurora police are investigating after a pedestrian was hit and killed by a driver on southbound I-225. Officers were called to the scene around 9:30 p.m. Monday.

Investigators said the person was hit just north of East Mississippi Avenue. The driver stayed at the scene. Officers do not believe drugs or alcohol played a factor in the crash.

The name of the pedestrian has not been released. It’s unclear why they were in the roadway when they were hit.

Southbound I-225 will be closed for several hours overnight while police investigate. Traffic is currently being diverted to the Mississippi Avenue exit.

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