Pedestrian struck, killed by Adams County Sheriff's Office vehicle on Federal near I-76

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ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — An Adams County Sheriff’s Office vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in southwest Adams County Thursday night.

According to Adams County Fire, the incident occurred about 7:45 p.m. near West 56th Avenue and Federal Boulevard, which is just south of where Federal meets Interstate 76.

Colorado State Patrol said a deputy was responding to a call for service at the time. He was driving in the left lane. The pedestrian entered the roadway heading east and was struck.

The pedestrian was not in a crosswalk or intersection, CSP said.

Southbound Federal is closed between 55th and 56th avenues.

The deputy involved was not injured.

On Friday evening, the pedestrian was identified as 22-year-old Zachary Castillo.

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