A pedestrian was killed in a crash on Academy Boulevard in northern Colorado Springs Thursday evening, according to police.
The crash happened around 7:15 p.m. on Academy Boulevard just north of Austin Bluffs Parkway. Police said an SUV was headed northbound when it hit a pedestrian who was walking eastbound. He died on the scene. His name has not yet been released.
Police said the pedestrian was not in a crosswalk and was not near an intersection when he was hit.
The driver of the SUV was not injured. Police said the driver was not impaired, and speed was not a factor in the crash.
This is the second traffic-related fatality in Colorado Springs this year.