Man hit, killed by pickup in northern Colorado identified

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FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Authorities have released the name of a 23-year-old man who died after being struck by a pickup in northern Colorado.

The Fort Collins Coloradoan reports Christopher Bowen was walking in the southbound lanes of U.S. Highway 287 when a pickup driven by a 60-year-old man struck him from behind in Berthoud on Monday night. Bowen, of Fort Collins, died at the scene.

Investigators say they believe alcohol or drugs played a role in the accident.

The driver was not injured and was released at the scene.

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