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Northglenn man died after witnesses found him unresponsive in roadway

Posted: 11:00 AM, Jan 03, 2019
Updated: 2019-01-03 18:00:30Z
Joseph Lucero found unresponsive on road

NORTHGLENN, Colo. — Northglenn police are searching for answers after an unresponsive man was found in the roadway on Washington Street.

On Dec. 28 around 9 p.m., Northglenn police officers were dispatched to the 11900 block of southbound Washington Street after hearing that a man was lying in the roadway.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found 68-year-old Joseph Lucero of Northglenn unresponsive in the roadway. He was injured, though police did not say how.

Officers talked with witnesses who had found the man, but they were not able to provide any new information.

Lucero was transported to a hospital, where he died.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Det. Paul Gesi with the Northglenn Police Department at 303-450-8857.