Pedestrian dies after being hit by vehicle in Pueblo

A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle in Pueblo on 8/9/19. Photo courtesy Pueblo PD.
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PUEBLO, Colo. (KKTV) - Police in Pueblo were asking people to avoid a part of Northern Avenue following a deadly crash involving a pedestrian Friday night.

Police were called to an area near the intersection of W. Northern Avenue and S. Pueblo Boulevard on the southwest side of the city at about 9:15 p.m. The pedestrian was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, and later passed away.

The identity of the pedestrian has not been released at this time. It's not clear yet who the driver is, and what charges they might be facing.

Police said speed, alcohol, or drugs "do not appear to have been factors in this accident." The crash remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and this article will be updated as police release more information.