NB I-25 closed at 104th after pedestrian killed trying to cross traffic near Thornton

Posted at 3:58 PM, Sep 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-23 21:50:38-04

ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. – Traffic was snarled on northbound I-25 near Thornton Friday afternoon after a man was hit and killed trying to run across the interstate near 104th Street around 3:15 p.m.

Northglenn police say the adult man was hit by an oncoming vehicle in the HOV lane and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Traffic was backed up for hours before the road was again reopened around 7:45 p.m.

Northglenn police say alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash. They are asking anyone who witnessed the deadly crash to contact Sgt. Herronen at 303-450-8958 or

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