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Hit-and-run truck involved in fatal pedestrian crash on Colfax found, suspect remains at-large

Woman struck, killed on West Colfax Ave.
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Posted at 6:12 PM, Dec 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-18 08:14:05-05

DENVER — A pickup truck involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash on W. Colfax Avenue Tuesday night has been found, but the suspect remains at large, police said in an update on social media.

The crash occurred around 5:30 p.m. at W. Colfax Avenue and Zenobia Street, about two blocks east of Sheridan Boulevard, police said.

The victim, an adult female, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The late 90s white GMC Sierra crew cab pickup truck involved the crash took off in an unknown direction after the collision. It was found by about 8 p.m., unoccupied, at Colfax and King Street, police tweeted.

Investigators were working on developing information on the suspect, who had not been found as of 4 a.m. Wednesay.

Colfax Avenue was closed in the area as police investigate. No information was available on the woman who died.

If anyone has any information, call Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.