DENVER (KDVR) — Police are investigating a deadly crash that occurred near a middle school in Aurora.
At around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday, Aurora Police Department officers were called to a crash between a driver and a pedestrian on East Montview Boulevard near Paris Street. The intersection is next to North Middle School and the University of Colorado Hospital.
APD said the adult pedestrian was killed in the crash. The driver was also an adult.
Police told FOX31’s Courtney Fromm that the driver had the right of way and speed was not determined to be a factor in the crash. According to APD, the victim was not using the crosswalk when they were hit.
The victim has not been identified, but police said she is believed to be in her 20s.
The driver, a 20-year-old Denver woman, stayed at the scene.
This is the 56th traffic-related death in Aurora this year, APD said.