Vehicle hits, kills pedestrian

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A pedestrian was killed after being hit on Central Avenue at California just east of San Pedro Thursday night.

APD said the pedestrian was transported to a local hospital in critical condition, but was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

Westbound Central was closed from some time at San Pedro and Florida. The road has since reopened.

Police are not releasing the name of the pedestrian or the driver, but police said the driver is being cooperative. They said the driver is not under the influence of drugs or alcohol and no charges are expected at this time.

The cause of the crash is unknown.

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