Man killed in Thornton vehicle-pedestrian crash

Police were investigating the death of a pedestrian who was hit by a vehicle at East 97th Avenue and Race Street in Thornton on Friday, April 18, 2014. (Credit: Joshua Hans)

Police were investigating the death of a pedestrian who was hit by a vehicle at East 97th Avenue and Race Street in Thornton on Friday, April 18, 2014. (Credit: Joshua Hans)

THORNTON, Colo. — A man was killed late Thursday night in a vehicle-pedestrian crash, the Thornton Police Department said.

The accident happened about 10 p.m. at East 97th Avenue and Race Street. It initially was reported as a hit-and-run, but that was later revised.

The name of the victim has not been released, pending notification of his family.

Roads in the area were closed as police investigated, but all were reopened by 5 a.m.