One killed, another injured when SUV hits two in Broomfield crosswalk

80-year-old pedestrian died at hospital

BROOMFIELD, Colo. - Two people were hit by an SUV while crossing a Broomfield street Saturday.

Broomfield Police investigated and found that a blue Dodge Durango turned right from southbound Mountain View Boulevard onto westbound Highway 7, hitting the two pedestrians in the crosswalk around 4:06 p.m. Sgt. H.R. Walts said the pedestrians were an 80-year-old man from and a 77-year-old woman, both from Erie, Colorado.

The man was airlifted to a local hospital where he died at 4:56 p.m. The woman was also taken to a hospital for treatment of serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The female driver of the Dodge Durango is not suspected of being under the influence of alcohol and drugs, Walts said. She added that the investigation in this case is ongoing and no charging decisions have been made at this time.

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