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Police investigating fatal hit-and-run south of downtown Colorado Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Police are trying to find the suspect involved in a fatal traffic accident near Dorchester Park Wednesday evening.

Police reported the incident just before 9 p.m. Wednesday in the 1400 block of S. Nevada Avenue.

CSPD said a man was walking west across S. Nevada when he was struck by a dark-colored SUV. The SUV then fled the scene.

Police are still investigating the crash

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  1. According to an updated report on the Police Blotter:
    “On Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at approximately 7:48 PM, the Colorado Springs Police Department was notified of a hit and run traffic crash in the 1400 block of South Nevada Avenue. Upon arrival, officers located a deceased male party lying in the road in the 1200 Block of South Nevada Avenue. The Major Crash Team responded to the scene and assumed responsibility for the investigation.
    It was determined that the deceased male was a pedestrian who was crossing westbound across South Nevada Avenue when he was struck by a dark colored SUV traveling southbound on South Nevada Avenue. The SUV fled the area after striking the pedestrian, who died on scene.”

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