Man hit by car moments after trying to rob someone

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LAKEWOOD, Colo. (KKTV) - A man was hit and killed by a car immediately after trying to rob someone.

Lakewood police officers found the would-be robber sprawled in the street when they got to the scene at Colfax and Fenton early Tuesday morning. He was already dead.

"After speaking with a witness, it became apparent that the deceased male was attempting to rob another adult male just before being fatally struck," the Lakewood Police Department said in a statement.

The driver remained on scene after the crash and is not expected to be charged, police said.

It's not clear what caused the deadly collision.