1 struck, killed at intersection of Academy and Astrozon; third such death in past month

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A pedestrian was killed in a crash at the intersection of Academy Boulevard and Astrozon Boulevard Monday night, according to police. 

The crash happened just after 7 p.m. Police said the man was headed eastbound across Academy when he was hit by a car that was headed northbound. He was taken to the hospital, where he died. 

Police said drugs and alcohol are not considered factors in the crash. No charges have been filed. 

The intersection was closed for several hours while police investigated the crash. 

Police said the victim is the third pedestrian to be killed at this intersection in the past two weeks. 

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