ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — A pedestrian died early Friday after he was struck by a deputy in an Adams County patrol car.
Around 1:10 a.m., officers with the Commerce City Police Department responded to the 11800 block of Highway 85 after receiving a report of a crash involving a pedestrian and a deputy with the Adams County Sheriff's Office.
Based on the preliminary investigation, police determined that a man was struck by the vehicle when he walked out onto the highway in front of the deputy.
The deputy, who was in a marked patrol car, was driving south along the 11800 block.
The pedestrian died at the scene. The deputy was not injured.
The pedestrian was identified Wednesday as 29-year-old Mitchell Cameron Martin.
The Commerce City Police Department Accident Reconstruction team is working at the scene.
This investigation is ongoing.