By Audra Streetman

DENVER (CBS4) – The Denver Police Department is searching for the driver involved in a deadly hit and run on New Year’s Eve. Officers responded to the scene at South Lowell Boulevard and Morrison Road around 6:35 p.m.

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Investigators said a pedestrian was hit and killed by a driver. A neighbor tells CBS4 the pedestrian was a young child.

The Aurora Police Department contacted the driver of a vehicle possibly involved in the hit and run investigation. It’s unclear if the driver is currently in custody.

The department plans to release more details as they become available. Anyone with information about the hit and run is urged to call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP (7867).

Audra Streetman