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Fatal hit-and-run accident being investigated by Lakewood police

Fatal hit-and-run accident being investigated by Lakewood police

Police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash in Lakewood Wednesday morning that closed 14th Avenue for several hours.

In a statement released on social media by Lakewood Police, the Lakewood Police Department said officers were on the scene of the fatal hit-and-run crash at the intersection of West 14th Avenue and Carr Street around 1 a.m. Wednesday.

Both directions of West 14th Avenue west of Carr Street were closed for several hours Wednesday morning for the investigation, police said. The intersection reopened to traffic around 4:30 a.m.

This is a developing story and may be updated.

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