Fatal auto/pedestrian crash (1) 
On 12-30-16, at 9:30 p.m. Aurora Police and Aurora Fire responded to the report of an auto/pedestrian crash at East Colfax Avenue and Nome Street. The on-scene investigation revealed an adult male pedestrian was crossing East Colfax Avenue mid-block between Nome and Oswego Street, from the North to the South, when he was struck in the westbound lanes of Colfax. The male was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. The vehicle that struck the pedestrian left the scene. While officers were on scene, witnesses pointed out as the run vehicle drove eastbound on East Colfax Avenue past the crash scene. Officers were able to stop the run vehicle a few blocks away. The adult female driver was taken into custody and transported to jail. The driver is being held on a $20,000 bond. She is charged with Vehicular Homicide, Leaving the Scene of a Fatal Accident, and DUI. The Aurora Police Department Traffic Unit is handling the investigation. The names of the parties involved are not being released at this time.  

Sergeant Craig Baumfalk
Aurora Police Department
Traffic Section

Posted by cbaumfal@auroragov.org On 31 December, 2016 at 1:18 AM  

 
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