December 07, 2016 21:45
On Wednesday December 7, 2016, at 9:04 p.m., East Precinct and Traffic Division officers responded to the 8700 block of Southeast Division Street on the report that a driver struck a pedestrian in the roadway.
Officers and medical personnel arrived and located both parties at the scene. Medical efforts to save the pedestrian's life were not successful and he died at the scene.
The male driver remained at the scene and has been cooperative with investigators.
Preliminary information indicates that the driver was traveling westbound when he struck the man in the roadway.
The Traffic Division's Major Crash Team has responded to conduct an investigation after clearing the scene of an earlier pedestrian fatality approximately 3.5 miles East on Division Street.