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.